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Federal agency administrator , Lawyer

Thomas Overton Barnett, lawyer, former federal agency administrator. Bar: Maryland, District of Columbia. Recipient Edmund Randolph award, United States Department Justice. Member of Antitrust Section American Bar Association.

Background

Barnett, Thomas Overton was born in 1962.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, Yale University, 1985. Master of Science, London School Economics, 1986. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1989.

Career

Law clerk to Honorary Harrison Winter United States Court Appeals (4th Circuit), Richmond, Virginia, 1989—1990. Partner, vice chair antitrust & consumer protection practice group Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, 1990—2004, partner, chair antitrust & consumer law practice group, since 2009. Deputy assistant attorney general for civil enforcement United States Department Justice, 2004—2005, acting assistant attorney general, antitrust division, 2005—2006, assistant attorney general, 2006—2008.

Adjunct professor Georgetown University Law Center, Washington.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maryland, District of Columbia.

Membership

Member of Antitrust Section American Bar Association.