Jenner & Block

 

Mr. Van Allen has represented very large companies on both antitrust aspects of proposed mergers and in structuring several substantial joint venture agreements:

  • In connection with a proposed merger, represented a Fortune 100 client in an antitrust lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice to block a merger between the largest and third largest company in the market.  In defending the proposed merger, Mr. Van Allen helped develop economic analyses related to market definition, critical loss, unilateral effects and a merger simulation of price effects.
  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in structuring and operating several long term JVs involving over $150 Billion in expected revenue.  Because the JVs are between competitors in a regulated industry, Mr. Van Allen has provided counseling and analysis regarding numerous antitrust and regulatory issues

Mr. Van Allen’s representations of government contracting company clients in the area of FCA/Qui Tam Defense and Investigations includes the following:

  • A CMS contractor in qui tam litigation
  • An NSA contractor in DOD IG investigation
  • A military aircraft manufacturer in qui tam litigation
  • A manufacturer of nuclear submarines in qui tam litigation

Mr. Van Allen’s representation of companies involved in civil litigation before the US Department of Justice includes:

  • An aerospace company in tax refund case
  • An accounting firm in tax shelter case
  • A defense contractor in $5 billion contract dispute
  • A missile manufacturer in CERCLA case

Mr. Van Allen has represented a variety of companies in numerous complex commercial litigation matters, including:

  • A US company in RICO litigation against Japanese conglomerate
  • A Chinese reinsurance company in insurance syndicate dispute
  • An international retailer in litigation over an IT-outsourcing contract
  • A PC manufacturer in shareholder class action
  • An acquiring company in shareholder appraisal case
  • A seller in post-closing purchase price adjustment litigation
  • An acquiring company in pre-merger litigation
  • A board of directors in shareholder derivative case