Bloomberg Law
July 21, 2020, 10:47 PM

Amazon, Google Tap Big Law to Bolster In-House Ranks

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter
Reporter Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google LLC have hired a pair of public policy experts to expand their antitrust and energy capabilities.

Sean Pugh and James “Jamey” Goldin left Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath and Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, respectively, this month for in-house legal roles at the technology giants.

Pugh, a former Senate Judiciary Committee staffer who served as antitrust counsel to Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), confirmed in an email that he joined Amazon’s public policy shop July 6.

“I will be working on competition issues, primarily speaking to Republicans on the Hill about antitrust topics, first ...

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