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Tuesday, May 10, 2005

R. Hewitt Pate to Step Down Next Month

The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that R. Hewitt Pate intends to step down next month from his position as chief of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.  He has been  chief since 2003 and a senior official in the division since 2001.  Mr. Pate stated that he will not be participating in the pending SBC-ATT and Verizon-MCI mergers.  Under Pate's watch, the DoJ's merger activity increased, most notably the challenge to the Oracle-Peoplesoft merger.  Named as possible successors: Phillip Proger of Jones Day in Washington and Makan Delrahim, the antitrust division's appellate and international-policy chief.

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