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Webinar: The Path to Antitrust: A Panel for Law Students and Young Attorneys from Diverse Backgrounds

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November 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Free event! No MCLE

This panel will feature antitrust attorneys from law firms, government, and in-house who will discuss what is antitrust and competition law; the life of an antitrust practitioner; how to become an antitrust attorney; and how to apply to our Inclusion & Diversity Fellowship program.

Apply to our Inclusion & Diversity Fellowship program: https://calawyers.org/section/antitrust-unfair-competition-law/diversity-initiative-and-fellowship/

This panel will feature antitrust attorneys from law firms, government, and in-house who will discuss what is antitrust and competition law; the life of an antitrust practitioner; how to become an antitrust attorney; and how to apply to our Inclusion & Diversity Fellowship program.

Michelle Lee

Michelle Lee practices as part of the Class Action and Appellate Litigation and Antitrust Practice groups at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. A former trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division, Michelle has a background in government investigations. Michelle is also involved in the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice. Michelle earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and her bachelor’s degree in government from Smith College. 

Matt Chou

Matt Chou is a Trial Attorney and Digital Asset Coordinator at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, San Francisco Office. He practices criminal and civil antitrust. Before joining the Division, he worked in private practice; and clerked on the Northern District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Abiel Garcia

Abiel Garcia is a Partner of Kesselman, Brantly & Stockinger LLP. Prior to joining KBS, Mr. Garcia was an associate at Gibson Dunn, as a member of both their Antitrust and Competition and White Collar practice groups. He began his legal career as an Honors Attorney for the California Department of Justice, then as a Deputy Attorney General for the California Department of Justice, working in the Antitrust Section across his tenure. For the past five years, Mr. Garcia has served on the Executive Committee for the California State Bar’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition section, serving as a Vice Chair to the Diversity Committee. Mr. Garcia received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he received the Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar award. He earned his B.A. from Occidental College, where he majored in Economics. Mr. Garcia maintains a robust pro bono immigration practice, focusing on asylum cases and impact litigation stemming from the separation of families along the U.S. southern border.

Kevin Yeh

Kevin Yeh is an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. He was previously a Deputy City Attorney in the Complex and Affirmative Litigation Unit of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, a Trial Attorney in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and a senior associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he specialized in antitrust, white-collar defense, and general litigation.  A San Francisco native, Kevin graduated from Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at accessibility@calawyers.com or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.

 

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