A Litigation Section chief in the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division is leaving to join Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as a partner in its Washington, D.C., office.
Joshua Soven served as the Antitrust Division’s Litigation I Section chief from 2007 to 2012, overseeing a team of lawyers who prosecuted antitrust violations in a number of industries, including insurance and health care.
Before joining the department, Soven worked at the Federal Trade Commission as an attorney adviser to former commission chairman Deborah Platt Majoras. From 1998 to 2004 he worked as a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division’s Networks and Technology Enforcement Section.
Soven is also a senior editor of the Antitrust Law Journal, which is published by the American Bar Association. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania. He served as a clerk for Judge Robert Doumar for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.