Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. I hope you had a restful Labor Day weekend. Today, two new hires from the Justice Department show that antitrust lawyers remain in high demand. Plus, Kramer Levin formally launches its congressional investigations practice with a big name at the helm, and a former appeals court judge lands at Gibson Dunn. Please get in touch with tips and feedback. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.
High-Ranking DOJ Antitrust Lawyers Land in Private PracticeU.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C, on January 12, 2022. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM
Two former high-ranking officials in the Justice Department’s antitrust division landed in private practice this week, an indication that competition lawyers remain in high demand, particularly for firms with close ties to Big Tech.