Baker Botts (Washington)

Heather Souder Choi

Baker Botts (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Heather Souder Choi is a corporate investigations and competition lawyer with over a decade of experience representing corporations and individuals in criminal and civil enforcement matters before the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal and state enforcement agencies against allegations of mail and wire fraud, bid-rigging, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Anti-Kickback Act. She has significant experience handling cross-border investigations for multinational corporations and involving foreign individuals, including companies with operations in Japan, India, Ecuador, Vietnam, China, and Bangladesh. In addition to representing clients facing government enforcement actions, Ms. Choi has significant antitrust litigation experience defending corporations in complex multi-district and multi-defendant class actions against allegations of price fixing, monopolization, and other anticompetitive activity. She represents clients across a broad range of industries including automotive, energy, diversified manufacturing, beverage distribution, and technology.

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Alex Bourelly, Heather Souder Choi, Joseph Ostoyich, Natalia Sorgente, Caroline Jones The US DoJ Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim confirms the opening of two dozen active grand jury investigations into potential criminal antitrust law violations

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Clients that do business with the federal government should take note : despite the pandemic and the upcoming election, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) continues to prioritize its focus on punishing fraudulent and anticompetitive conduct by government contractors, carrying out dozens of (...)

Alex Bourelly, Anne Carpenter, Caroline Jones, Natalia Sorgente, Heather Souder Choi, Joseph Ostoyich The US DoJ confirms it has opened multiple new criminal investigations with its Procurement Collusion Strike Force

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A senior official at the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently confirmed that the Antitrust Division has opened multiple grand jury investigations in connection with the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (“Strike Force”) formed in November of last year. Speaking at a conference on February (...)

Alex Bourelly, Joseph Ostoyich, Heather Souder Choi, Caroline Jones The US DoJ indicts a third individual for bid-rigging in online auctions for surplus government equipment (GSA Auctions / Alan Gaines)

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On February 5, 2020, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the indictment of a Missouri man – the third individual to be charged – for participation in a conspiracy to rig bids submitted to the General Services Administration (“GSA”) at online auctions for (...)

Heather Souder Choi, Joseph Ostoyich, Caroline Jones The US DoJ forms new criminal antitrust “strike force” focused on investigating price fixing and bid rigging for government contracts

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On November 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the creation of a new “strike force” designed to combat criminal antitrust violations in the government procurement process. The newly-formed Procurement Collusion Strike Force (“PCSF”) will include prosecutors from DOJ’s (...)

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