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US: DOJ official joins Alston & Bird’s antitrust team

 |  October 7, 2015

John Snyder, former US Department of Justice official has joined Alston & Bird LLP as an antitrust partner in the firm’s Washington.

John Snyder departed his role as counsel to Assistant Attorney General William Baer to work with Alston. The firm also announced that partner Adam Biegel has relocated from its Atlanta office to head the Washington, D.C. office’s antitrust practice team.

“The arrival of John and Adam is an unprecedented opportunity for us in the most high-profile antitrust market in the world,” said Teresa Bonder, chair of Alston & Bird’s Antitrust Practice. “Both have broad knowledge and insight into the inner workings of the government’s policies and priorities for investigating anticompetitive conduct, and clients will value their solid command of the challenges and complexities of national and cross-border antitrust requirements, as well as the work of the federal enforcement agencies.”

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