Biography Thomas Barnett

Thomas Barnett is co-chair of the global Antitrust & Consumer Law Practice Group at Covington & Burling. He recently served as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division. He headed the Antitrust Division from 2005 to 2008, having previously served in the Division as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Enforcement from 2004 to 2005. During his tenure, Mr. Barnett also served as chair of the Working Party on International Cooperation and Enforcement of the OECD Competition Committee and as a member of the Steering Committee of the International Competition Network. He also has served as an adjunct professor for antitrust and sports law at Georgetown University Law Center and as a co-teacher of an advanced antitrust seminar at the University of Virginia Law School.