Renata B. Hesse

U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Renata is Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. From November 16, 2012, until the confirmation of Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer, she served as Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division. Renata rejoined the Antitrust Division in March of 2012, having previously been a Staff Attorney in the Merger Task Force and the Transportation, Energy & Agriculture Section and Chief of the Networks & Technology Enforcement Section. She received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award in 2005. Before returning to the Division, Renata served as Senior Counsel to the Chairman for Transactions at the Federal Communications Commission, where she oversaw the Commission’s investigation of AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T‐Mobile. Prior to joining the Commission, Renata was a partner in the Washington, DC office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati from 2006 to 2011. She has been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers (2007‐2011), The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists (2009‐2011), and was named a 2010 Washington, DC “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics magazine.