Joseph Wayland returns to the firm where he worked from 1988 to 2010.
Joseph Wayland will likely to his old law firm, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, sources tell the WSJ.
Others may follow after senior management were axed in connection with a bribery probe, according to the cosmetics company.
But the department ultimately allowed the more than $3.5 billion deal go through.
Gene Kimmelman will join Global Partners & Associates later this month.
We recap the intrigue-filled backstory of the Justice Department’s ongoing probe, which has resulted in a string of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act victories in the courtroom.
Apple, Macmillan and Penguin have brought on defense attorneys from O’Melveny & Myers, Sidley Austin and Akin Gump as litigation looms.
Joe Wayland helped the Antitrust Division secure a victory in the failed AT&T-T-Mobile USA merger.
The veteran antitrust lawyer may hit a hurdle in the Senate, where the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee has vowed to delay Justice Department nominees over the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal.
A Florida telecommunications company charged with foreign bribery is arguing that the Justice Department exceeded the statute of limitations when it filed a second superseding indictment.
Sharis Pozen helped the Justice Department secure a big win in December, derailing the planned merger between AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA.
A Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed the Antitrust Division is looking into recent Verizon transactions.
“People in this town didn’t think that the department was willing to take the risk to litigate big, complex cases,” a senior Justice Department told the New York Times after AT&T dropped its bid for T-Mobile USA.
AT&T and T-Mobile have decided to end any attempt to merge, after facing a lawsuit from the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division.
AT&T and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division have jointly asked to postpone court proceedings in the DOJ’s suit to block the cell phone carrier’s merger with T-Mobile USA.
AT&T and T-Mobile said in statements Thursday that they will continue to fight for merger approval in other ways but are prepared for failure.
Attorney General Eric Holder told Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wisc.) that the Justice Department is fully committed to attempting to stop the merger in court.
The Justice Department is expected to hire Glenn Pomerantz.
The adversaries agree: They don’t need Google telling them how to handle information.
The company says it gave DOJ competitively sensitive information.
The group of state attorneys general supporting the lawsuit is bipartisan.
Justice officials said Wednesday that they were suing to block the $39 billion merger of the nation’s second and fourth largest wireless telephone companies.
The proposed merger would result in decreased competition, DOJ said.
Holder met with the families Wednesday, amid rumors of hacking of the families.
Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and John Cornyn of Texas say the merger would be a positive step.
Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) says the $39 billion deal will benefit Americans.
The Senate Judiciary Committee members dispute AT&T’s assertion that the deal would improve service.
AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA would harm competition, the Wisconsin Democrat says.
The arrests were part of a worldwide operation.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP's BRIAN LOUGHMAN ON TRENDS IN GLOBAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Loughman, the Americas leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, discusses how increased government enforcement, awareness of corruption risk and an emphasis on proactive compliance assessments by corporations is driving double-digit growth in the New York-based practice he leads.
"Quite frankly, I have been an agent of change and change is hard sometimes for individuals to deal with." -- acting ATF chief B. Todd Jones.