Antitrust MVP: Axinn Veltrop's John Harkrider

Law360, New York (November 30, 2011, 5:27 PM EST) -- When Google Inc. eyed flight search software company ITA Software Inc. with a market-changing idea for refined results to generic travel queries, it enlisted the expertise of Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP name partner John Harkrider, who successfully steered Google past a barrage of opposition to close the $700 million deal, landing him a place on Law360’s list of Antitrust MVPs.

The deal, which cleared in October, had met resistance from Google competitors including Internet travel site Expedia Inc. and Bing search site operator Microsoft Corp.,...
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