FTC Atty, Leibowitz Adviser Joins Freshfields Antitrust Group

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP has picked up a former Federal Trade Commission attorney and adviser to ex-Chairman Jon Leibowitz for its antitrust group, the firm announced Monday.

Mary Lehner, who handled merger matters at the Bureau of Competition and advised Leibowitz on the agency's efforts to take two major cases to the U.S. Supreme Court, will join Freshfields' D.C. office as counsel on Aug. 20.

After spending more than a decade at the FTC and working at Linklaters LLP, Lehner described the move as something of...
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