Q&A With Hogan & Hartson's Christine A. Varney

Law360, New York (November 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- It’s time to repeal the Robinson-Patman Act. It is a protectionist statute that does nothing to enhance or protect the competitive process, says Hogan & Hartson's Christine A. Varney in our series of chats with high-profile antitrust lawyers.

Q. What attracted you to antitrust as a practice area? And what keeps you interested?

A. Antitrust is a crucial component of a competitive free market. As a “New Democrat,” I believe government should intervene when a market becomes too concentrated, diminishing competition and consumer choice. What keeps...
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