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by Elizabeth Murphy | November 20th, 2012

Joseph Wayland returns to the firm where he worked from 1988 to 2010.

by Elizabeth Murphy | November 7th, 2012

Joseph Wayland will likely to his old law firm, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, sources tell the WSJ.

by Douglas Gillison | November 1st, 2012

Others may follow after senior management were axed in connection with a bribery probe, according to the cosmetics company.

by Elizabeth Murphy | August 16th, 2012

But the department ultimately allowed the more than $3.5 billion deal go through.

by Elizabeth Murphy | July 11th, 2012

Gene Kimmelman will join Global Partners & Associates later this month.

by David Stout | June 19th, 2012

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.

by Elizabeth Murphy | April 11th, 2012

Apple, Macmillan and Penguin have brought on defense attorneys from O’Melveny & Myers, Sidley Austin and Akin Gump as litigation looms.

by Elizabeth Murphy | April 5th, 2012

Joe Wayland helped the Antitrust Division secure a victory in the failed AT&T-T-Mobile USA merger.

9. Justice Department Sues AT&T
by Main Justice staff | March 22nd, 2012
by Mary Jacoby | February 4th, 2012

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.

by Rachel G. Jackson | February 1st, 2012

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.

by Elizabeth Murphy | January 24th, 2012

Sharis Pozen helped the Justice Department secure a big win in December, derailing the planned merger between AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA.

by Elizabeth Murphy | December 21st, 2011

A Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed the Antitrust Division is looking into recent Verizon transactions.

by Mary Jacoby | December 19th, 2011

“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.

by Elizabeth Murphy | December 19th, 2011

AT&T and T-Mobile have decided to end any attempt to merge, after facing a lawsuit from the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division.

16. AT&T, Justice Department Ask to Delay Antitrust Suit
by The New York Times | December 12th, 2011

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.

by The Washington Post | November 26th, 2011

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.

by Samuel Knight | November 8th, 2011

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.

by David Baumann | October 18th, 2011

The Justice Department is expected to hire Glenn Pomerantz.

by David Stout | October 12th, 2011

The adversaries agree: They don’t need Google telling them how to handle information.

by David Baumann | September 28th, 2011

The company says it gave DOJ competitively sensitive information.

by Mary B. Jacoby | September 16th, 2011

The group of state attorneys general supporting the lawsuit is bipartisan.

by David Baumann | August 31st, 2011

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.

by David Baumann | August 31st, 2011

The proposed merger would result in decreased competition, DOJ said.

by Channing Turner | August 25th, 2011

Holder met with the families Wednesday, amid rumors of hacking of the families.

by Channing Turner | August 5th, 2011

Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and John Cornyn of Texas say the merger would be a positive step.

by Channing Turner | August 2nd, 2011

Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) says the $39 billion deal will benefit Americans.

by David Stout | July 27th, 2011

The Senate Judiciary Committee members dispute AT&T’s assertion that the deal would improve service.

by Colin Ross | July 20th, 2011

AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA would harm competition, the Wisconsin Democrat says.

by Colin Ross | July 20th, 2011

The arrests were part of a worldwide operation.

FCPA TRAILBLAZERS: Finalists are announced in Main Justice's 2013 Best FCPA Lawyer Client Service Awards category, FCPA Trailblazers. Trailblazers honors firms with a mix of high-profile, politically sensitive cases and those forging new frontiers in declinations or other strategies.

"Prosecutors tend to have a somewhat insular mindset, not always able to see clearly beyond the walls of their cases." - Daily Beast's Daniel Klaidman on why DOJ line prosecutors were indifferent - or oblivious - to the uproar they'd cause by searching a reporter's emails.