Competition MVP: Weil Gotshal's Steven Newborn

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 9:00 PM EST) -- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP’s January acquisition of Copano Energy LLC was the $5 billion prelude to a gangbusters year for Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP’s antitrust practice and its head Steven Newborn, whose shrewd stewardship earned him a spot among Law360’s 2013 Competition MVPs.

“We’ve probably had the best year we’ve had since the crash,” said Newborn, who brought his three decades of competition law expertise to bear in some of 2013’s biggest and most challenging deals.

Kinder Morgan’s deal to snatch up Copano Energy,...
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