Alex Okuliar

US Department of Justice (Washington)
Deputy Assistant Attorney General

Alexander Okuliar is a Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice. He was previously partner in the Antitrust and Competition Practice of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, based in the firm’s Washington, DC office. He has litigated numerous complex antitrust, competition and consumer protection issues in federal and state courts. Before joining the firm, Mr. Okuliar was attorney advisor to Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a trial attorney in the Networks & Technology Enforcement Section of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. He spent ten years at top law firms before entering government service. In private practice, Mr. Okuliar spent years litigating antitrust disputes between major credit card payment systems. At the FTC, he advised on enforcement recommendations for numerous transactions involving technology platforms, as well as on major conduct investigations into online business practices. At the DOJ, he reviewed numerous deals between online platform businesses and led the agency’s reviews of transactions involving leading transactional platforms, including the proposed hostile takeover of NYSE Euronext by NASDAQ and ICE and the proposed merger of NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Börse. Before entering law school, he co-founded and sold an online technology company. He received a J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University and an undergraduate degree from The Wharton School.


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University of Harvard - Law School (Cambridge)
CRA International (London)
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington)
United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (Washington)
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Cornerstone Research (London)
Qualcomm (San Diego)
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