Whole Foods Adds Big Gun To FTC Fight

Law360, New York (October 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Whole Foods Market Inc. has added former solicitor general Theodore B. Olson to its team as it fights for an en banc appellate court to reconsider a 2-1 decision that reversed the denial of an injunction against its $565 million acquisition of rival Wild Oats Markets Inc.

Olson, who now practices with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, entered his appearance before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Monday. He also co-wrote the latest brief the organic food giant filed that day with the...
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