Michele Johnson is a partner at the law firm of Latham & Watkins. She discussed Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ widely publicized takeover attempt of Allergan. Ms. Johnson successfully defended Allergan in this US$53 billion hostile takeover attempt. Ms. Johnson has been recognized as a "recommended" lawyer for M&A Litigation by Legal 500 US 2015. Most recently, she was named to the “Top Women Lawyers” list in California by the Daily Journal and included in the Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching."