James Tierney is Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Washington, DC). The former chief of the U.S. Justice Department’s Networks and Technology Enforcement Section (Net Tech), Jim focuses his practice on antitrust and competition law, advocating before federal agencies on behalf of the firm’s global clients in the technology, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Jim is a well-recognized figure inside the Beltway and an accomplished antitrust lawyer, with expansive knowledge of regulatory issues facing the technology and finance sectors. Jim is a five-time recipient of the Assistant Attorney General Award of Distinction, and also received the prestigious Roberts Award in 2011 for excellence, leadership and dedication in the enforcement of antitrust laws. Prior to becoming Net Tech’s chief, he served for three years as assistant chief of the Antitrust Division’s Litigation 2 section and was a trial attorney in the agency from 1994 to 2003. He also served in the Antitrust Division’s Professions and Intellectual Property section. He clerked for Washington State Supreme Court Justices James A. Andersen and Fred H. Dore. He is a former student of the University of Puget Sound School of Law (J.D., 1986, cum laude) and of the Allegheny College (B.A., 1977).
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