Jim Tierney

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James Tierney is a partner at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe and the former head of the Antitrust Division’s networks and technology enforcement section. As Net Tech chief, Jim oversaw all civil antitrust enforcement in the tech and financial services sectors, reviewing, investigating and, when necessary, litigating every major strategic technology transaction and conduct issue in the past decade. He supervised the team that investigated and litigated the Bazaarvoice merger trial. Jim is a five-time recipient of the Assistant Attorney General Award of Distinction, and also received the prestigious Roberts Award in 2011 for excellence, leadership and dedication in the enforcement of antitrust laws. Prior to becoming Net Tech’s chief, he served for three years as assistant chief of the Antitrust Division’s Litigation II section and was a trial attorney in the agency from 1994 to 2003.

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