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Jonathan Cuneo, 1952-2023

The antitrust community is mourning the loss of plaintiffs bar giant Jonathan Cuneo, who died on 26 July at the age of 70.

31 July 2023

UPDATE: Jones Day snags Wong-Ervin from Axinn

Former Qualcomm in-house counsel Koren Wong-Ervin has joined the partnership at Jones Day in Washington, DC.

31 July 2023

Qualcomm economist departs for Cornerstone Research

Cornerstone Research has nabbed Qualcomm’s chief economist to be the vice president and head economist of global technology.

26 July 2023

Scott Morton withdraws from EU economist role over political interference concerns

Fiona Scott Morton said she has “no desire to get mixed up in European politics” after turning down her appointment as the EU’s new chief competition economist amid intense political backlash over her nationality and past links to large technology companies.

19 July 2023

PLMJ adds to partnership in Lisbon

Portuguese firm PLMJ has promoted Rita Aleixo Gregório to its partnership, making her the only female competition partner among the country’s three biggest law firms.

17 July 2023

DG Comp names Scott Morton as chief economist

The European Commission has appointed Fiona Scott Morton as chief economist for its Directorate-General for Competition, garnering applause from many in the antitrust establishment and questions from those uneasy with her consulting work.

12 July 2023

Paul Hastings nabs heads of rival firm

Litigators Ryan Phair and Craig Lee have joined the partnership at Paul Hastings after spending the past four years as co-chairs of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s antitrust practice.

11 July 2023

Cleary Gottlieb snags DOJ veteran

Ryan Shores, a former associate deputy attorney general at the Department of Justice, has left Shearman & Sterling to join Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton as a partner in Washington, DC.

05 July 2023

Baker McKenzie promotes across Europe and Asia

Baker McKenzie has promoted five competition lawyers across its offices in Brussels, Düsseldorf, London, Zurich and Bangkok.

04 July 2023

Boutique of former Kanter colleagues grows with Senate hire

Counsel to the Senate’s top Republican on antitrust matters has left to join a budding competition law boutique.

03 July 2023

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