New Budget Sends DOJ On Antitrust Hiring Spree

Law360, Washington (March 26, 2014, 7:37 PM EDT) -- With a new budget in hand, the U.S. Department of Justice has gone on a hiring spree by adding more than a dozen attorneys and economists, and plans to hire more junior staff attorneys in the coming months, Antitrust Division officials said Wednesday.

After three years of facing department-wide hiring restrictions, sequestration and a government shutdown, the Antitrust Division has finally been able to start hiring attorneys lost through both regular attrition and a reorganization of the criminal program that cost the agency a number of...
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