02 November 2020

Robin Adelstein named Global Head of Antitrust and Competition of Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright has a new US Head of Antitrust and Competition: Robin Adelstein, who came to the firm five years after serving as North American General Counsel of the Sandoz division of Novartis, one of the world´s largest healthcare companies. In 2018, Adelstein assumed leadership of the US antitrust and competition practice competition. She earned her JD at New York University School of Law and her AB at Colgate University.

Robin Adelstein succeeds Peter Scott, who had served as Norton Rose Fulbright´s Global Head of Antitrust and Competition since 2016, and recently became the firm´s Middle East and Asia (EMEA) Managing Partner. Adelstein will be based in New York and Washington, DC, where she will retain her US leadership responsibilities. Adelstein is described by Scott as a talented and dynamic lawyer with a lot of in-house experience, who will continue to build the firm´s global antitrust and competition offering. Jeff Cody, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Managing Partner, adds that the firm´s clients and lawyers alike will benefit from Adelstein´s global leadership of the antitrust and competition team. 

Norton Rose Fulbright´s global antitrust and competition team comprises more than 150 lawyers in 2 different countries. It was ranked as a top ten practice in Global Competition Review´s Global Elite (part of the GCR 100). Furthermore, the group has also been named a top four Global Elite practice for mergers by GCR. It advises on all aspects of antitrust law, including multinational mergers and clearances, cartels, abuse of dominance and monopolization, international investigations, compliance and antitrust litigation.

Adelstein herself was recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2019 Guide for her work in antitrust and was named one of Crain’s New York Business “Notable Women in Law” in 2019. Regarding her new position as the Global Head of Antitrust and Competition of Norton Rose Fulbright, she states to be “proud and excited to be leading such an impressive global team. Our antitrust and competition lawyers strategically positioned around the world regularly collaborate to offer clients an integrated perspective on complex cross-border matters. We have an attractive collection of experience, including former government enforcers, to provide unique insights into the antitrust and competition risks facing companies today".

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