Antitrust Associates (DC or NY)
Steptoe & Johnson
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 3, 2023
Steptoe is seeking a junior or midlevel attorney (3-6 years' experience) to join the firm’s growing antitrust practice. The ideal candidate will have experience working at the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) or the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), or experience working on DOJ or FTC antitrust matters.Experience handling civil conduct or merger and joint venture analysis and investigations, and litigating antitrust matters, including drafting substantive motions and briefs and participating in depositions and witness prep and interviews, would also be valuable. Experience in the telecommunications and internet space is a plus.Steptoe’s antitrust attorneys help defend companies in civil conduct investigations, and obtain clearance for, or oppose, large and complex mergers and acquisitions, especially in regulated industries. They litigate Section 1, Section 2, and Section 7 cases in courts across the country. They represent companies in DOJ, FTC, FCC, and state attorney general investigations regarding civil and criminal antitrust issues. The group provides general antitrust compliance counseling related to product pricing and distribution.Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a track record of insightful research and analysis, and persuasive writing abilities. We are looking for a candidate who can and wants to assume immediate responsibility and who is willing to work as an integral part of a high performing and collaborative team. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that offers training and mentorship.A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school is required. Bar membership, active and in good standing, in DC is also required. Steptoe will consider applicants for this position in its Washington, DC and New York, NY office. For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.