Mark Botti and J. Brady Dugan, both former Justice Department Antitrust Division leaders, are moving to Squire Sanders as antitrust partners in its Washington, D.C., office, according to a news release.
Botti, who will lead the firm’s antitrust group, came to Squire Sanders from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, following a 13-year career at the Justice Department. From 1994 to 2007, Botti served in a number of roles within the Antitrust Division, including chief of Litigation I Section, Assistant Chief of Litigation II Section and as trial attorney.
Dugan also joins Squire Sanders after a stint with Akin Gump. Before moving to Akin Gump in 2009, Dugan worked as a Justice Department Antitrust lawyer for 15 years. He worked in the National Criminal Enforcement Section, in addition to the Department’s Office of Intelligence Policy and Review, according to the news release.