Google Taps Ex-DOJ Official To Push DoubleClick Deal

Law360, New York (June 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In response to a review by antitrust authorities, Google Inc. has hired a former U.S. Department of Justice official to lobby in favor of its $3.1 billion marriage proposal to Internet advertising company DoubleClick Inc.

Google has tapped Makan Delrahim, a former deputy assistant attorney general for the DOJ's Antitrust Division and currently an attorney at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck PC, as part of a four-lawyer team to lobby the federal government on its proposed acquisition of DoubleClick, Google spokesperson Adam Kovacevich confirmed Monday.

Kovacevich said...
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