Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider, a midsize firm that takes on matters for high-profile clients such as Google, Tyson Foods and VMware, has named antitrust partner Jeny Maier, based in Washington, D.C., as the firm’s next managing partner. 

Maier succeeds Matt Becker, who served as managing partner for six years and will continue to practice in the firm’s intellectual property group, effective at the beginning of this year. The 100-lawyer firm, founded in New York, also has offices in San Francisco and Hartford, Connecticut.