Kate Mitchell-Tombras represents clients in complex antitrust and commercial legal matters, including litigation, government investigations, and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Mitchell-Tombras also advises clients on competition issues, such as antitrust compliance, internal investigations, and responding to Second Requests.
From 2010-2014, Ms. Mitchell-Tombras was a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. While at the Antitrust Division, Ms. Mitchell-Tombras successfully represented the United States at trial in its challenge of a conspiracy concerning the pricing of e-books and its challenge of a provision in agreements between a credit card network and merchants. Ms. Mitchell-Tombras also served as chief of staff of the team responsible for the Antitrust Division’s challenge to the merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines, which ultimately concluded in a settlement. In recognition of her contribution to the e-books and airlines litigations, Ms. Mitchell-Tombras received the Antitrust Division’s Award of Distinction.