Euromoney Names S&C’s Sophie Vandergrift a 2020 “Rising Star”

February 1, 2021

Special counsel Sophie Vandergrift, a member of S&C’s Litigation Group, has been named a 2020 Americas “Rising Star” in Antitrust and Competition by Euromoney Legal Media Group. The annual Rising Star awards recognize the most promising lawyers in the Americas, among other global geographies, who are selected based on “their professional accomplishments, advocacy and influence within their specialism, as well as a peer review and referee commentary.”

Sophie’s practice focuses on antitrust counseling, merger investigations and clearance and antitrust litigation. She joined the Firm in 2019 after seven years in the Mergers IV Division of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition. She has served in senior roles on a range of FTC investigations and litigations, including as the lead attorney for the FTC on US Foods’ recent acquisition, with divestitures, of Services Group of America. Sophie is currently advising longtime S&C client Royal Philips in its $2.7 billion acquisition of BioTelemetry Inc.