Leslie Overton serves as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. She rejoined the Antitrust Division in July 2011, and previously served from 2002 until 2004 as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General.
Ms. Overton returned to government service from the Washington office of Jones Day, where she was a partner in the antitrust and competition practice.
She has been recognized by: Best Lawyers® (2010 – 2012); National Bar Association/IMPACT, 40 Lawyers Under 40 (2010); Nightingale’s Healthcare News, Outstanding Healthcare Antitrust Lawyers (2009); and Global Competition Review, 40 Under 40 Leading Competition Lawyers (2008).
Ms. Overton is a 1994 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where she served on the Michigan Law Review. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991.