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US: Baker Botts promotes antitrust partner in DC

 |  November 21, 2019

Baker Botts, L.L.P. announced the promotion of 14 lawyers to partner, effective January 1, 2020, including antitrust partner Jeffrey Oliver.

Jeffrey Oliver is an antitrust lawyer with an emphasis on US and international merger reviews. Jeffrey has obtained antitrust clearance for transactions in a wide variety of industries and jurisdictions, including oil and gas, heavy industry, utilities, chemicals, media, transportation, and trade associations. His global practice routinely involves substantive advocacy in the US, China, Germany, Austria, Australia, before the European Commission, and in other jurisdictions.

Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Oliver was a Staff Attorney at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Bureau of Competition, focusing on merger and conduct investigations in the oil and gas industry. He has experience in all phases of the FTC and DOJ investigation processes, from reviewing HSR filings to challenging mergers in litigation.

“These new partners are future owners and leaders of our Firm,” said John Martin, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. “They provide exemplary client service and share in our culture of collaborative entrepreneurship, creating opportunities with and for others. They make a wide range of contributions to the Firm, not only to their clients and their colleagues, but also in their respective communities.”

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