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Baker Botts Names Catriona Hatton Co-Chair of Global Antitrust and Competition Team



BRUSSELS, May 27, 2014 -- Baker Botts has announced that Partner Catriona Hatton has been appointed as co-chair of the firm’s Global Antitrust and Competition Law group. She joins Baker Botts Washington Partners John M. Taladay and Sean Boland as chairs of the expanding global group.

Hatton heads Baker Botts’ Brussels office. She has extensive experience in merger control and general competition laws aspects of M&A, having obtained EU and multiple international merger approvals in dozens of major transactions and counselled clients on strategic alliances and a variety of commercial arrangements. Hatton is ranked in GCR’s Who’s Who Legal among the world’s foremost practitioners in antitrust.

John M. Taladay said, “In the year and a half since opening, our Brussels office has become an integral part of Baker Botts’ global antitrust and competition practice. Catriona’s leadership has been fundamental to our continued success. We thank her and all of our Brussels colleagues for their contributions and congratulate Catriona on her appointment.”

Baker Botts’ Global Antitrust and Competition Law group represents many of the world’s leading companies across a wide range of industries in mergers and acquisitions, complex civil antitrust litigation, international cartel matters and other investigations and proceedings by U.S., European and other international antitrust enforcement agencies.

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