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US: Gibson Dunn nabs DOJ appellate chief

 |  October 15, 2019

Kristen Limarzi has become a partner in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s Washington, DC, office after more than a decade at the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

“Kristen will be a terrific addition to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “As Chief of the Appellate Section of DOJ’s Antitrust Division, Kristen has played a central role in the most significant civil and criminal antitrust cases in recent years.  She has a stellar reputation for her intellect, breadth of antitrust knowledge, judgment and ability to work collaboratively across agencies. She is widely respected both within and outside government, and will be a tremendous resource for our clients.”

“We are thrilled to have Kristen join us,” said Scott Hammond, Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Antitrust and Competition Practice Group.  “She is a gifted writer and oral advocate and is widely respected within the Department of Justice and beyond. With experience spanning the full breadth of antitrust matters and an emphasis on litigation, government civil and criminal investigations, and regulatory appeals, Kristen will provide invaluable insight and judgment to Gibson Dunn’s clients.”

“I couldn’t be more pleased to begin the next chapter of my career at Gibson Dunn,” said Limarzi.  “The firm is home to a leading antitrust practice, and I look forward to working with my new colleagues to continue to enhance and promote the firm’s reputation as an antitrust powerhouse.”

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