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Cleary Gottlieb elects Mark Leddy managing partner

Staff writer |
New York, USA - December 21, 2010, New York, USA - International law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP announced that Mark Leddy has been elected managing partner, effective January 1, 2011.



Mr. Leddy is widely recognized as one of the leading antitrust and competition lawyers in the United States and internationally. He joined the firm as a partner in 1986 and has been based in the Washington, D.C. office. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Leddy was resident in the Brussels office of the firm. He will now split his time between Washington, D.C. and New York.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Leddy was with the U.S. Department of Justice for 14 years. He joined the Antitrust Division in New York in 1972, served as Chief of the Division’s Special Litigation Section in Washington, D.C. beginning in 1978, became Deputy Director of Operations in 1981, and was named Deputy Assistant Attorney General, the highest career position in the Antitrust Division, in 1984. He received a J.D. degree in 1971 and an undergraduate degree in 1968 from Boston College.

Mr. Walker joined the firm in 1966 and became a partner in 1975. Throughout his career, he has been a key figure in expanding Cleary Gottlieb’s global presence, particularly in Latin America and Asia.

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