Former FTC Attorney Jamie France Returns to Gibson Dunn as Of Counsel in Washington, D.C.

September 22, 2021

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Jamie E. France has rejoined the firm as an of counsel in its Washington, D.C. office.  She will serve as a member of the Litigation and Antitrust and Competition Practice Groups.

Before rejoining Gibson Dunn, France served as an attorney in the Mergers IV Division of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition from 2015 to 2021.  In that position, she held lead roles on high-profile merger investigations and enforcement actions in the healthcare, consumer products, retail, and casino industries, and she was a member of the FTC’s trial teams on several litigated merger challenges.  Previously, she was an associate attorney at Gibson Dunn from 2012 to 2015.

“We are thrilled that Jamie decided to rejoin Gibson Dunn after an impressive tenure of public service at the FTC,” said Stephen Weissman, global Co-Chair of the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group.  “Her agency and litigation experience will be of great benefit to our clients as antitrust enforcement, both government and private, appears to be ramping up significantly.”

France received her law degree with honors from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 2011, where she was Notes Editor of the Texas Law Review.  She clerked for Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia from 2011 to 2012.