On December 5, 2011, Acting Assistant Attorney General Sharis A. Pozen hosted the Division’s Award Ceremony in the Great Hall to honor significant contributions by Division staff in 2011. Individual Awards of Distinction recognize outstanding contributions to the Division’s work over an extended period of time and the honorees exemplify the ideal of dedication to public service. Team Awards honor outstanding collaboration on special projects and cases in 2011. Honorary Awards celebrate lifetime achievement in the service of the Division’s mission.
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U.S. v. KeySpan Corp. Team members from the Transportation, Energy, and Agriculture Section and the Economic Analysis Group accept a 2011 Assistant Attorney General Team Award. (L-R) John Elias, Robin Allen, Oliver Richard, and Jade Eaton.
2011 AAG Individual Award Recipients
Roman Babadzhanov, New York Field Office
Wayne Dunham, Economic Regulatory Section
Janet Ficco, Office of Assistant Attorney General
Mark Hamer, Litigation III
Christine Hill, Litigation II
Yvette Tarlov, Telecommunications and Media Enforcement Section
2011 AAG Team Award Recipients
Foreign Commerce/International Team: Andrea Agathoklis, Rachel Brandenburger, Maureen Casey, Emily Chen, Stu Chemtob, Ed Hand, Caldwell Harrop, Patrick Kibbe, Richard Larm, Anne McFadden, Paul O’Brien, Nancy Olson, Anne Purcell White, Tracy Shorter
U.S. v. KeySpan Corp. Team: Robin Allen, Dick Doidge, Jade Eaton, John Elias, Oliver Richard, Bill Stallings
United Regional Health Care System Team: Andrea Arias, Beth Armington, Scott Fitzgerald, Amy Fitzpatrick, Adam Gitlin, Steven Kramer, Richard Liebeskind, Aditi Mehta, Michael Mikawa, Richard Mosier, Peter Mucchetti, Craig Peters, Josh Soven, Mark Tobey, Kevin Yeh
California Real Estate Matters Team: Christopher Baker, Richard Cohen, Pam Cole, Regino Gardon, Jeane Hamilton, Ava Harper, Peter Huston, Manish Kumar, Kelly Michell, Tai Milder, Jennie Ngo-Tanaka, Anna Tryon Pletcher, Albert Sambat, Bronwen Tomb, Liliana Vallejo, Linda Van Stavern, David Ward, Phil Warren, Christina Wheeler, Winnie Wu
Environmental Services and Electric Power Generation Team: Helen Christodoulou, Jeff Martino, Caitlin Morrison, Elizabeth Prewitt
U.S. v. H&R Block Team: Sandy Adler, Seth Bender, Kent Brown, Larry Buterman, Jessica Butler-Arkow, Jordan Clark, Aaron Comenetz, Clarissa Davis, Tom DeMatteo, Ron Drennan, Margo Faier, James Gately, Ari Gerstle, Shannon Goodwin, David Gringer, Carolene Hatchett, Danielle Hauck, Katrina Hendricks, Rosie LaFlam, Jeff Lien, Matt Magura, Catherine Mendola, Craig Peters, Joe Pinto, Marc Remer, Scott Scheele, Tony Scicchitano, Adam Severt, Mary Strimel, Finnuala Tessier, Jim Tierney, Joe Wayland, Greg Werden, Tom Whalen, Tor Winston
Honorary Award Recipients
Baxter Award: Alexander Raskovich, Economic Regulatory Section
In recognition of lifetime contributions in economic analysis and contributions made to the effective enforcement of antitrust law by an economist.
Morrison Award: Jon Jacobs, National Criminal Enforcement Section
In recognition of the long-term achievement and exemplary work ethic of an outstanding career litigator and litigation manager.
Roberts Award: Jim Tierney, Networks and Technology Enforcement Section
In recognition of excellence, leadership, and dedication in the enforcement of antitrust law.
Enforcement Support Award: Joseph Sutton, Executive Office
In recognition of long-term dedication and consistent excellent performance in support of the Division’s law enforcement mission.