Axinn Nabs DOJ Antitrust Veteran From Alston & Bird

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT) -- Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP has hired an Alston & Bird LLP partner and former top official in the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division to join the firm's antitrust practice in Washington, Axinn announced Monday.

Leslie C. Overton will provide antitrust counseling and guide clients through merger reviews, litigation, civil nonmerger reviews and cartel investigations, Axinn said.

"I've been familiar with this law firm for a long time," Overton told Law360 on Monday. "I've just always respected them. … They combine the best elements of a big law firm and a boutique."

"Leslie's deep experience in government and private practice...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS