Pamela L.Taylor (Pam)

Of Counsel

Chicago + 1.312.269.4327

Pam Taylor is an antitrust lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in antitrust and competition law issues, including the antitrust aspects of mergers, joint ventures, and government investigations. She represents clients in government antitrust investigations and enforcement actions before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division. She also advises companies on antitrust issues in dealing with customers, suppliers, and competitors. Her practice includes advising on Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification requirements, joint ventures and strategic alliances, pricing and price discrimination, marketing practices, distribution issues, and dealer terminations.

Pam has provided antitrust advice to global companies on their distribution strategies for the United States.

Pam's experience includes matters in the pharmaceutical, medical device, hospital products, and veterinary products businesses. She also has advised global manufacturers and distributors across a wide range of industries including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products, chemicals, technology, food products, mining, and steel. Representative clients include Abbott Laboratories, Baxter International, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardinal Health, Hill-Rom, Leggett & Platt, and Zekelman Industries. In addition, Pam has served as antitrust counsel to trade associations.

Pam is a member of the Illinois bar and serves on the board of the Legal Aid Society.

Experience

  • MEDHOST sells company to N. Harris Computer CorporationJones Day advised MEDHOST, Inc., a leading electronic health record solution provider, in its sale of the company to N. Harris Computer Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation Software, Inc.
  • Swander Pace Capital sells Patriot Pickle to H.I.G. CapitalJones Day advised Swander Pace Capital in the sale of Patriot Pickle, a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality refrigerated pickles across the United States to restaurant chains, supermarkets, and delis, to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.
  • Cortec Group sells Chauvet & Sons to Court Square Capital PartnersJones Day advised Cortec Group in the sale of its Chauvet & Sons platform to Court Square Capital Partners.
  • Riverside sells Energy Exemplar to Blackstone and Vista Equity PartnersJones Day is advising investment funds affiliated with Riverside's Australia Fund in connection with the sale of its Energy Exemplar platform to a newly formed acquisition vehicle jointly controlled by investment funds affiliated with Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners (buyer).
  • Curran Group sells Crossville, Inc. to AHF ProductsJones Day acted as Antitrust counsel to the Curran Group in its sale of assets of Crossville, Inc., a highly regarded brand in commercial and residential tile products, to AHF Products.
  • Timken acquires Des-CaseJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Des-Case Corp., a Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of specialty filtration products for industrial lubricants.
  • ONCAP sells medical division to BiomericsJones Day advised ONCAP in the sale by portfolio company Precision Concepts International of its medical division to Biomerics, a portfolio company of Wasatch Equity Partners.
  • Riverside sells Baker Hill to Flexpoint FordJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of portfolio company Baker Hill, a provider of cloud-based, end-to-end loan origination, risk management, and analytics software, to Flexpoint Ford.
  • Cardinal Health merges its Outcomes™ business into Transaction Data SystemsJones Day advised Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) in connection with the combination of its Outcomes™ business to Transaction Data Systems, a portfolio company of BlackRock Long Term Private Capital and GTCR, in exchange for a minority stake in the combined entity.
  • DIC acquires photoresist polymers manufacturer PCAS CanadaJones Day advised DIC Corporation, a Japanese chemicals group operating globally in over 60 countries, in connection with its acquisition of Quebec-based PCAS Canada Inc., a company that manufactures and sells polymers used in photoresists for semiconductor photolithography, from PCAS S.A., a French company.
  • Rockwood Equity Partners sells BJG Electronics, Inc. to FDH AeroJones Day advised Rockwood Equity Partners LLC in connection with its sale of portfolio company BJG Electronics, Inc. ("BJG"), a global supplier of interconnect and electromechanical products to the world’s leading OEMs in the defense, commercial aviation, business aviation, space, oil and gas, and industrial markets, to FDH Aero ("FDH"), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity.
  • Real Alloy sells European business to SpeiraJones Day advised Real Alloy Holding, LLC in the sale of its European aluminum and magnesium recycling operations to Speira GmbH, an affiliate of KPS Capital Partners.
  • NioCorp combines with GX Acquisition Corp. IIJones Day advised NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX: NB; OTCQX: NIOBF) in its business combination with GX Acquisition Corp. II (Nasdaq: GXII), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation.
  • Lamb Weston acquires remaining interest in European joint venture Lamb-Weston/Meijer for €700 millionJones Day advised Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. in the €700 million acquisition of the remaining equity interests in Lamb-Weston/Meijer v.o.f., its European joint venture with Meijer Frozen Foods B.V.
  • Cortec Group sells Harmar and 101 Mobility to The Halifax GroupJones Day advised Cortec Group in the sale of its Harmar/101 Mobility platform to an affiliate of the Halifax Group.
  • Riverside sells SureWerxJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of SureWerx, a leading North American provider of personal protective equipment, safety gear, and tool solutions, to Partners Group.
  • Alternative investment management firm acquires leading provider of static and electronic outdoor advertising in Commonwealth of Puerto RicoJones Day advised an alternative investment management firm in the acquisition and senior debt financing of a leading provider of static and electronic outdoor advertising in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
  • Zekelman Industries acquires assets of EXLTUBE from SPS CompaniesJones Day acted as antitrust counsel to Zekelman Industries in the acquisition of the assets of EXLTUBE from SPS Companies, Inc.
  • Timken acquires GGB Bearing Technology for $305 millionJones Day advised The Timken Company in the $305 million acquisition of GGB Bearing Technology (GGB), a division of Enpro, Industries (including exclusive negotiations with respect to the French operations of GGB).
  • Avient divests distribution business to H.I.G. CapitalJones Day advised Avient Corporation in the $950 million sale of its Distribution business to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.