Competition MVP: Lee Van Voorhis

Law360, New York (December 17, 2012, 7:22 PM EST) -- Baker & McKenzie LLP's Lee Van Voorhis convinced the Eleventh Circuit to allow Georgia hospital Phoebe Putney Health System Inc. to merge with its only nearby rival despite a challenge from the Federal Trade Commission, earning him a spot on Law360’s list of Competition MVPs.

Van Voorhis led the team that convinced both the appeals panel and a district court to clear the $195 million merger between Phoebe Putney and Palmyra Park Hospital Inc. using the so-called state action doctrine, ultimately teeing up the U.S. Supreme...
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