Sarah O. Allen

Attorney General of Virginia
Assistant Attorney General - Antitrust & Consumer Litigation Section

Sarah is the Chair of the Antitrust Taskforce for the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and a Senior Assistant Attorney General and Unit Manager of the Antitrust Unit in the Virginia Attorney General’s Office.

Sarah represents the Commonwealth of Virginia in numerous merger and conduct antitrust cases, including the States’ challenge to the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, DOJ’s and the multistate challenges to the Aetna/Humana and Anthem/Cigna mergers, and the FTC’s and multistate challenge to the Sysco - USFoods merger. She handled the states’ economic expert during the liability portion of the ebooks price-fixing case against Apple in New York and the states’ supply-chain industry expert in the Ovcon antitrust case against manufacturers Warner-Chilcott and Barr Pharmaceuticals. She is currently working with the states’ expert in the Suboxone product hop case against Indivior and Acquestive Therapeutics.

Before coming to the Virginia Attorney General’s Office, Sarah worked at the Federal Trade Commission for eight years, where she was on the FTC v. Toys “R” Us administrative trial team, was the lead staff attorney for the FTC’s settlement with American Cyanamid, and had a detail as an attorney-advisor to Commissioner Sheila Anthony. Sarah graduated in 1991 from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. She also has a B.S. in Public Relations from Virginia Commonwealth University, with a minor in Economics.

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Morgan Lewis (New York)
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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