Home

Former DOJ Anti-Trust Czar Returns to Covington & Burling
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Thomas Barnet... that milky skin, those dreamy eyes...Thomas Barnett, former head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division, will return to Covington & Burling next week to head its global anti-trust and competition practice.

Barnett led the antitrust division for three years, working on matters like the Delta-Northwest merger and Google’s ill-fated joint advertising agreement with Yahoo. Barnett resigned in mid-November.

Barnett first joined Covington in 1990. He spent 14 years at the firm, rising to become one of several vice chairs in its antitrust group.

  
What
Where


In April 2004, Barnett left Covington to become deputy assistant attorney general for antitrust. He was elevated to acting assistant attorney general in June 2005, and was confirmed by the Senate to permanently fill the role in February 2006.

Under Barnett’s watch, the antitrust division secured more than $2 billion in criminal fines against 50 corporations and 91 individuals. That includes one of the largest antitrust settlements in US history, when Barnett’s division extracted $504 million from four international airlines to settle air cargo price-fixing charges.

Washington, DC’s Covington had gross revenues of $467 million and profits per equity partner of $1.175 million in 2007.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Partner level Attorney with food and drug experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of national firm is seeking partner or counsel level attorney (8-15 years) with...

Apply Now

Senior Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks Senior Litigation Associa...

Apply Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks Mid-level Litigation At...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Paralegal

USA-NY-Albany

High-volume, well-established defense litigation firm is seeking a paralegal to join our Albany, NY ...

Apply now

Paralegal

USA-AZ-Tempe

Highly-ranked boutique civil litigation firm has an opportunity for an experienced, and confident pa...

Apply now

Entry Level Litigation Attorney

USA-FL-Sunrise

Well established Plaintiff statewide Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law firm is looking for two en...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-WA-Seattle

Plaintiff\'s Personal Injury law firm, looking for associate attorney to handle personal injury liti...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top