US Justice Department boosts antitrust litigation team

November 26, 2011 The Justice Department has hired star litigator Glenn Pomerantz to bolster its trial team for the antitrust case against AT&T’s $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile USA.

Pomerantz joins the Department from the partnership of Munger, Tolles & Olson. A Spokeswoman said that Pomerantz would be the “perfect complement to the team of experienced telecommunications staff, led by deputy attorney general Joe Wayland.”

The hire is being read as further evidence that the Justice Department is preparing for battle in court, even as AT&T tries to settle out of court.

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