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Michaela Spero

Michaela Spero


Michaela Spero

Michaela Spero is an associate in our US antitrust practice and advises clients on antitrust issues in government civil and criminal investigations, private party civil litigation, compliance with the U.S. merger control laws, regulatory review of mergers and acquisitions, and implementation of antitrust best practices.

Michaela has experience across numerous industries, including telecommunications, automotive, air and sea transportation, construction, financial services, and private equity funds.

  • A trade association on standard setting antitrust compliance
  • Blackstone on the sale of Armacell
  • GE Capital on the sale of PK AirFinance
  • Sedgwick in its acquisition of York Risk Services Group
  • Mitsubishi on its acquisition of Chiyoda stock
  • EQT on its acquisition of Parques Reunidos
  • Inmarsat on its acquisition by a PE consortium

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Washington (BA) 2011
  • American University (JD) 2015
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (LLM) 2015
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in California 2016
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in District of Columbia 2017

Professional bodies

  • American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law – Vice Chair of the Membership, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • DC Volunteer Lawyers Project – Junior Board

Awards and citations

  • Concurrences 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards – Best Business Private Enforcement Article
  • National Law Journal, Energy and Environmental Trailblazer (2018)