M&A MVP: Latham & Watkins' Charles Ruck

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 3:45 PM EST) -- For his work this year on a slew of complex life sciences and technology deals including Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s $5.65 billion acquisition of Actavis Group, Latham & Watkins LLP’s Charles K. Ruck has earned a spot on Law360’s list of M&A MVPs.

Ruck, a partner in the firm’s Costa Mesa, Calif., office, successfully navigated the politically charged Watson-Actavis deal in part through the use of representation and warranty insurance to bridge a debt indemnification disagreement between the parties.

This unique strategy allowed Watson to obtain significant...
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