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Lynn Diamond is counsel in the Antitrust practice.  

She focuses on counseling regarding the pre-merger notification requirements in the U.S. under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR”) and throughout the world, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. 

Lynn advises clients in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, industrial equipment, food products and auto parts, and she has many years of experience in the diamond and jewelry industry.

Lynn files dozens of HSR notifications with the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice every year.  She frequently counsels on cross-border transactions, and works closely with Shearman’s European offices and local counsel to prepare and submit competition filings in jurisdictions worldwide. She provides general counseling with regard to antitrust compliance issues, including integration and joint venture planning. Her practice has involved mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in a number of industries, including finance, energy, steel, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, software and telecommunications.


Regional Experience