Ann Malester '73 was recently inducted into the LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame. The awards honor top-ranking firms and individuals for outstanding legal work in the life sciences sector.
Malester is a partner in Weil’s Washington, D.C., office, where she specializes in antitrust counseling and litigation and shepherds multi-billion dollar transactions through antitrust review. She has handled numerous high profile matters, among them representing Panasonic in its $9 billion acquisition of Sanyo, Johnson & Johnson in its $16 billion acquisition of Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare division, and Procter & Gamble in the $3 billion sale of its pharmaceutical business. Malester co-authored a chapter on the Federal Trade Commission for a presidential transition report sponsored by the Center for American Progress, titled "Federal Trade Commission: Consumer Protection and Competition for a 21st-Century Economy."
Malester majored in history at Bryn Mawr.