Alicia Downey is an antitrust counselor and commercial litigator based in Boston, where she works with U.S. and international companies engaged in manufacturing and distribution, financial services, agriculture, and technology licensing. When she is not keeping her clients out of trouble, she is studying and practicing flamenco dance.
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Anora Wang


Anora is an antitrust associate in Arnold & Porter’s Washington, D.C. office.  Anora graduated from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University with an Outstanding Academic Achievement in Antitrust Law Award (having highest grades in antitrust courses), and while in law school served as the ABA Antitrust Law Section’s student liaison for two years.


Panos Dimitrellos is an Associate Director with Secretariat Economists in Washington, D.C. His work focuses on auctions, econometrics, and the analysis of competition issues. He has conducted economic analysis in the Technology, Electricity, and Health industries. His topics of interest include online platforms, advertising, and healthcare in the US. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Maryland, College Park. When he is not coding, he is probably playing chess.

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Elyse Dorsey


Elyse Dorsey is a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis, and has previously served in the front offices of both DOJ Antitrust and FTC. She has also held positions at UVA and Scalia Law School, and served as a law clerk to Judge Jolly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. When she’s not antitrust-ing, she enjoys traveling to escape the DC swamp.


Jeny Maier is a partner at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider in Washington, DC, with a passion for helping clients achieve their most challenging business goals. When she’s not negotiating M&A deals, she can be found negotiating over extra desserts or later bedtimes with her two children.

Jeny Maier
matthew hall


Matthew Hall is a competition lawyer with McGuireWoods in London, covering all aspects of EU and UK competition law and litigation.  He lived and worked in Brussels for 18 years before returning to the UK.  He is a dual Belgian/British citizen and a member of the England & Wales, Ireland and Brussels Bars.


Derek Jackson is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Cohen & Gresser LLP. His practice focuses on antitrust litigation and counseling. He also serves as the Chair of the Antitrust Committee in the ABA Young Lawyer’s Division. His three loves in life are his wife, his daughter, and Maryland Terrapins basketball.

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Barry Nigro


Barry Nigro is the Global Chair of Fried Frank’s antitrust group where he advises clients on all things antitrust—mergers, joint ventures, commercial relationships, civil litigation, and cartel matters. He previously served as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust at the Department of Justice and Deputy Director at the Federal Trade Commission’s Competition Bureau. In his free time, you can find Barry relaxing to country music on his Sea Doo while skimming the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.


Jaclyn Phillips is an associate in the Global Antitrust/Competition Practice of White & Case, where she focuses primarily on antitrust litigation and counseling.  When she is not thinking about the Sherman Act, you will probably find her playing with trucks or Magnatiles with her two young boys.

Jaclyn Phillips
Anant Raut


Anant Raut is an antitrust writer and scholar.  He started his career in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, and was later an Obama appointee to the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.  He authored pieces of far-reaching legislation as Counsel to both House and Senate Judiciary Committees, and is currently a director of one of the world’s largest tech companies. If he had a finishing maneuver, it would be called the “Trustbuster.”  True:  Anant met his wife at a Teddy Roosevelt-themed bar.


Matt Reynolds is a Virginia-based partner at Huth Reynolds LLP, a litigation boutique focusing on antitrust, commercial, and transactional disputes.  An avid singer and former college radio DJ, Matt enjoys listening to and making music of all genres—often while driving his two children to and from their entirely-too-numerous extracurricular activities.

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Jana Seidl


Jana Seidl is a Senior Associate in the Baker Botts Antitrust and Competition Practice group, who focuses on private and government litigation, investigations, mergers and antitrust counseling. She enjoys pilates, her annual sojourn to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, and is an amateur sommelier and interior decorator. Jana was born and raised in Germany but ironed out her accent in the relaxed and sunny environment of Florida during her college years.


Aaron Yeater is a Managing Principal with Analysis Group, and a dedicated Red Sox fan.  His practice focuses on competition and  intellectual property matters in media and high tech industries.  He has faced challenging cross examination and questioning as an expert witness, but none as tough as he got from Alex Trebek as a contestant on Jeopardy!

Aaron Yeater
Lijun Zhang


Lijun Zhang is an antitrust litigator at Freshfields. He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center. He was a management consultant back in China before coming to the United States for law school. He still from time to time wishes he could write briefs and power up his points with PowerPoint.


Christina is an antitrust partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz where she spends most of her time advising clients through competition issues arising out of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.  When she’s not working or running around with her three young kiddos, you will likely find her cycling to country music on her Peloton or catching a few extra zzz’s on almost any soft surface.

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Melissa Maxman


Melissa Maxman is the Managing Partner of the D.C. office of Cohen & Gresser, LLP. A former AUSA in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, she practiced in her hometown of Philadelphia for 15 years before moving to D.C. in 2005. She loves D.C. and has become attached to the Washington Nationals and the Washington Capitals. But no team can ever replace her love for the Philadelphia Eagles. 


Sergei Zaslavsky is a partner in the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group at O’Melveny & Myers. Based in Washington, D.C., he focuses on antitrust trials, litigation, regulatory investigations, and counseling.

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John Roberti is a partner with Cohen & Gresser LLP, in DC.  He is an alumnus of the Federal Trade Commission, and knows something interesting about a lot of people.  He thinks he is funnier than he actually is.

John Roberti
Kayla Odom


Kayla Odom is Corporate Counsel at Renesas. Before going in-house, Kayla was a litigator practicing in commercial, intellectual property, and antitrust law. Kayla is based in San Francisco, where her close proximity to an airport with non-stop flights to “pretty much anywhere” has allowed her to live out her dreams of world travel and international friendship.

Wendy Waszmer


Wendy Huang Waszmer is a litigation partner with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.  A former DOJ prosecutor, she grew up in a small town in Connecticut and now lives in NYC.

Sarah Zhang


Sarah Zhang is an associate in Baker Botts’ Antitrust and Competition Practice, where she represents clients in a wide variety of antitrust matters. In her free time, she enjoys baking, board games, Costco runs, and visiting cat cafes; something interesting about her that we would not otherwise know is that her favorite snack is Snyder’s honey mustard onion pretzel pieces.


Tammy Zhu is head of legal at Sourcegraph, the leading universal code search used by dev teams at companies like Uber, Plaid, and GE. Prior to Sourcegraph, she was legal counsel at Medallia and a senior antitrust associate at Latham & Watkins LLP where she advised technology companies and other corporations on antitrust merger and conduct investigations before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the European Commission (EC), and the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO). Tammy graduated from the University of Chicago Law School and has a B.A. in mathematics from Pomona College.

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