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ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL CHRISTINE A. VARNEY WILL LEAD DOJ’S ANTITRUST DIVISION

On April 20, 2009, the U.S. Senate approved the appointment of Christine A. Varney as Assistant Attorney Generals. Ms. Varney will lead the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.
From 1990 to 1992, Ms. Varney was an associate at Hogan & Hartson’s. In 1997, she became a partner at the law firm leading its Internet Practice Group. Previously she had been serving in government for five years. Her areas of practice included antitrust, regulatory, consumer protection, privacy and intellectual property in various industries, including technology, media, airlines and health care.