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FTC hires outside counsel for Google probe

 |  April 26, 2012

The FTC has brought in Beth Wilkinson, a partner at Paul Weiss, for its probe of Google’s business practices and the Android. The move caused a flurry in legal news media, as it signalled that the FTC is gearing up for a lawsuit. Samuel Miller of Sidley Austin told Bloomberg News that the FTC hires outside counsel “only in the most high-profile and complicated cases, and only when they’re really serious about proceeding.”

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