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US: Third practice head leaves Kaye Scholer

 |  June 25, 2015

Robert Bell, co-head of Kaye Scholer’s antitrust practice in Washington, has joined Hughes Hubbard & Reed as a partner. Bell is the third practice leader to leave Kaye Scholer in recent weeks.

Since 2012, Bell has been handling one of the more lucrative cases in Kaye Scholer’s client portfolio, representing an unidentified Japanese auto parts manufacturer in an ongoing criminal antitrust investigation being conducted by the US Department of Justice into dozens of international auto parts manufacturers.

The opportunity to reunite with a former Wilmer colleague in antitrust litigation partner William Kolasky—a former deputy assistant attorney general in Main Justice’s antitrust division who joined Hughes Hubbard in 2013—was one reason for Bell’s decision to switch firms.

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