Ann-Marie McGaughey focuses on the general corporate representation of both publicly and privately held companies, including family businesses, in a wide array of industries, including technology, retail, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, energy, automotive, travel, education, health and beauty, and service-oriented areas. She has particular skill in representing multinational companies in connection with US transactions and operations, and coordinating multidiscipline and multijurisdictional teams.
Ann-Marie has significant experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, commercial lending transactions and general contract negotiations. Furthermore, she often serves as lead outside counsel, managing the provision of all legal services required to meet a client's needs.
Ann-Marie also advises clients with respect to analysis under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, and the pre-merger notification filings with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice.
Clients have described Ann-Marie as "extremely responsive" and as "a great relationship partner. Her subject matter expertise of M&A is phenomenal. She just brings a lot of value to the table." (Acritas Stars™ Lawyer Survey). Others have commented "her partnership attitude truly makes her a value-add to our relationship" (Chambers USA), and have called her "very efficient, thorough and practical" (Chambers USA). In the most recent Acritas Stars™ Lawyer Survey, she was described by a client as “…extremely collaborative, very successful in getting the deals done, and she works to some very aggressive deadlines.”