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Suzanne Wachsstock

Suzanne Wachsstock

American Express Co
Vice President and Chief Antitrust Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Suzanne is a Vice President and Chief Antitrust Counsel at American Express.  In this capacity, she leads a NY-based team with global responsibility for antitrust compliance and strategy.  Among other areas of focus, her team owns and implements the Company’s antitrust compliance policy and associated procedures; manages antitrust counseling across the company’s business units; works closely with corporate development and business teams on all antitrust aspects of M&A and joint venture transactions and other investments; partners with the litigation team on pending antitrust litigations; and handles regulatory inquiries from competition agencies. 

Suzanne is also a leader in the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law and a frequent speaker on antitrust topics.  She is currently a co-chair of the Section’s Corporate Counseling Committee, and previously held leadership roles on the International, Financial Services and Distribution and Franchising Committees.  She currently sits on the Antitrust Council of the US Chamber of Commerce and on the Executive Committee of the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association.  Suzanne received the 2015 International Law Office/Associate Counsel Association’s Individual award for in-house antitrust counsel, and was profiled as a leading antitrust attorney in the 2013 Global Competition Review “Women in Antitrust” report. 

Suzanne received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and earned her A.B. degree from Harvard College.  Before joining the Company in 2007, Suzanne spent 13 years as an antitrust and appellate lawyer and litigator, first at Davis Polk & Wardwell and ultimately as a partner at Wiggin and Dana LLP, where she co-led the Firm’s Antitrust and Consumer Protection Group and was active in the Firm’s hiring, ethics, and diversity committees. 

Suzanne works in NY but lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with her husband and three kids.   
Suzanne Wachsstock is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2018, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2018, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2018, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Cleveland, OH

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