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Ilene Knable Gotts, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1984, New York, 1997, United States District Court District of Columbia 1986, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1985, United States District Court Maryland 1987, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1989, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1988. Recipient Sklar award University Maryland, 1980; Mary Elizabeth Robey scholar.

Background

Gotts, Ilene Knable was born on November 25, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Harry Lee and Ethel Beatrice (Teitelman) Knable.

Education

University of Maryland (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1980). Georgetown University (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1984). Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta.

Staff Attorney, Bureau of Competion, Federal Trade Commission, 1984-1985.

Career

Staff attorney Federal Trade Commission, 1984-1986. Associate Foley & Lardner, Washington, 1986-1992, partner, head legislation/administrative group, antitrust practice group, 1992-1996. Partner Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York City, since 1996.

Adjunct professor George Washington University Law Center, 1995-1996. Trustee University Maryland Foundation, 2003-2006, National Law Alumni Board, Georgetown University Law Ctr, 2002-2010.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Practical Lawyer, 1994-2004, Antitrust Counselor, 1995—2010. Member advisory board Antitrust Trade and Regulatory Report, since 2003. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member legal advisory board Momentum, 2001—2009. Member of National Organization of Women (legal momentum advisory board since 2001), Federal Bar Association (chair health care committee of antitrust section 1991-1995, chair antitrust and trade regulation secretary 1995-1997), American Bar Association (antitrust section since 1988, consumer protection committee 1994-1996, vice chair intellectual property committee 1994-1997, vice chair Clayton Act committee 1997-1998, chair 1998—2001, chair merger review task force 1998—2003, council 2001-2004, program officer 2004-2005, international officer 2005-2007, vice chairman 2007-2008, chair elect 2008-2009, editor, The Merger Review Process, 2d and 3d editions, chairman 2009-2010), International Bar Association, New York Women's Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (executive committee antitrust law section since 2000, secretary 2003-2004, vice-chair 2004-2005, chair 2005-2006), Washington Council Lawyers (executive committee and board directors 1988-1997, president 1994-1995), American Law Institute, District of Columbia Bar (steering committee, antitrust and trade regulation committee 1994-1995), Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Michael D. Gotts, May 25, 1986. Children: Isaac, Samuel.

father:
Harry Lee Knable

mother:
Ethel Beatrice (Teitelman) Knable

spouse:
Michael D. Gotts

children:
Isaac Gotts

Samuel Gotts