Pozen Appointed As Acting DOJ Antitrust Head

Law360, San Diego (August 4, 2011, 7:03 PM EDT) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday tapped Sharis Arnold Pozen, a key deputy to the assistant attorney general of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, to serve as the acting antitrust chief after current head Christine Varney leaves the agency Friday.

Pozen, who joined the Antitrust Division in February 2009 as chief of staff and has served as a core adviser to Varney, will become the division’s acting assistant attorney general.

“Sharis is a highly experienced antitrust enforcer, and I am confident that she...
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