Freshfields Associate Named a “Lawyer to Watch” By California Lawyers Association

Freshfields law star Sarah Melanson

Sarah Melanson, a Silicon Valley-based senior associate in Freshfields antitrust, competition and trade practice has been selected as a “Lawyer to Watch” by the Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law (UCL) Section of the California Lawyers Association.

The recognition highlights well-qualified California antitrust lawyers in their first eight years of practice wo have made substantial contributions to the California antitrust, UCL community and their case teams and strongly demonstrates thought leadership.

Sarah’s portfolio of work, including representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, antitrust investigations and litigation, and antitrust counseling, allowed her to stand out to receive this recognition. In addition to recognizing a rising female lawyer at Freshfields, this news also showcases the firm’s growing antitrust practice on the West Coast.

Further information about the awards and honorees can be found here

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is a global law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world’s leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on groundbreaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800-plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading local firms. Our commitment, local and multinational expertise, and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.

Freshfields is ranked by Chambers Global in Band 1 across the six areas of antitrust, corporate/M&A, litigation, international arbitration, tax, and public international law. For more information visit

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