Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division announced the elevation of Section Chief Kathy O’Neill to the new role of Senior Director of Investigations and Litigation. O’Neill, who most recently served as Chief of the Antitrust Division’s Transportation, Energy and Agriculture Section, will serve in the division’s front office as the senior-most career civil antitrust attorney, with responsibility over all civil merger and conduct investigations and litigation.
“Kathy has proven her extraordinary talent as a leader in the Antitrust Division time and again, helping bring a number of blockbuster investigations to successful resolutions in recent years. Her leadership, breadth of experience and advocacy have been invaluable, and in her new role she will be able to work closely with all of our civil section leadership to ensure that we carry out our mission on behalf of American consumers efficiently and effectively,” said Assistant Attorney General Delrahim.
O’Neill has been with the Antitrust Division for 12 years. Prior to joining the Antitrust Division, she worked as an assistant attorney general for the New York State Attorney General, an attorney advisor for the Federal Communications Commission, and in private practice.
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