DOJ Doesn't Fear Trial Losses, Litigation Chief Says

By Melissa Lipman (February 24, 2016, 1:28 PM EST) -- Neither a fear of marring the U.S. Department of Justice's recent litigation record with a loss nor a heavy workload will deter the watchdog from going after mergers or conduct it thinks will harm consumers, the Antitrust Division's new litigation director Eric Mahr told Law360 in an exclusive interview.

The DOJ's Antitrust Division has gained attention for its willingness to take cases to court and string of victories in merger challenges, cartel enforcement and civil cases. (Credit: Law360) Mahr joined the Antitrust Division in September from WilmerHale, fulfilling a longstanding goal of returning to the DOJ after spending five years at...

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