Adam Biegel, partner and head of Alston & Bird’s Washington, D.C., antitrust practice, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Federalist Society’s Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group.
Biegel joins 27 other lawyers, law professors and current and former government officials from across the United States who comprise the committee. His two-year term begins in June.
A former president of the Federalist Society’s Atlanta Lawyers Chapter, Biegel has been a leader of the U.S. antitrust bar for more than 15 years. He regularly represents leading U.S. and global companies on a broad range of antitrust issues, including matters before the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Federal Trade Commission, mergers and joint ventures, internal investigations, pricing and distribution practices, compliance counseling and training, multidistrict litigation and pre-merger reviews under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and foreign competition laws. He has also served on the governing board of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law and chaired its Corporate Counseling Committee and is a former chair of the State Bar of Georgia Antitrust Section.
The Federalist Society’s Lawyers Division, which has over 60,000 members nationwide, was founded in 1986 and aims to bring together attorneys, business leaders, judges and others interested in assisting the organization in its mission to examine and improve the current state of the law.