<p>Deborah A. Garza Named DOJ Antitrust Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Regulatory Affairs</p>

Deborah A. Garza Named DOJ Antitrust Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Regulatory Affairs

Deborah A. Garza, an antitrust partner in the Washington office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, has been named by the Justice Department Antitrust Division as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Regulatory Affairs.

Commenting on the announcement, Fried Frank Chairperson Valerie Ford Jacob and Managing Partner Justin Spendlove stated, “We are very happy for Deb and proud that the DOJ has chosen one of our partners to take on this important and high-profile role in enforcing the nation’s antitrust laws. She follows the path of many of our partners who have chosen public service, and we are confident that she will be successful in this new position.”

Ms. Garza, who recently chaired the US Antitrust Modernization Commission, joined Fried Frank in 2001 from Covington & Burling where she was a partner. Previously she served in the United States Department of Justice during the Reagan and Bush Administrations as Chief of Staff and Counselor in 1988-1989 and as Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust in 1983-1984.

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