Alumna, Former DOJ Official Joins DC Law Firm

Jamilla P. Ferris (via Hunton & Williams)

Jamillia P. Ferris , ESIA BA ‘96, former Department of Justice official, has joined Hunton & Williams LLP as a partner.  She will be based in the Washington, DC office, in the firm’s antitrust and competition practice group.

Ferris comes to the firm from the Antitrust Division at the DOJ, where she served as chief of staff and counsel to the assistant attorney general.  In that role, she oversaw enforcement matters and competition policy matters, including matters involving the high tech, health insurance, and financial services industries. She was also the Antitrust Division’s decision-maker on matters  involving the aerospace and the electronic book industries.

As chief of staff, Ferris managed budget and personnel issues. She was actively involved with domestic and international enforcement agencies on antitrust policy and enforcement matters, including the Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission.

Hunton & Williams’ antitrust and competition practice is comprised of nearly 30 lawyers across offices. The practice has been ranked in Global Competition Review’s GCR 100, Chambers USA, International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers, Guide to the World’s Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers, and Benchmark Litigation.

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