Ryan A. Shores Appointed as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Senior Advisor for Technology Industries
Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen today announced the appointment of antitrust litigator Ryan A. Shores as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Senior Advisor for Technology Industries. Shores will serve in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, which oversees all of the Department’s civil and criminal litigating components, including the Antitrust Division. As previously announced, the Department has underway an antitrust review of market-leading online platforms.
“The addition of Associate Deputy Attorney General Ryan A. Shores for this important role reflects the significance of the Department’s review of competitive conditions among online platforms,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen. “His years of high-stakes antitrust and litigation expertise will bring invaluable experience to the review as he works closely with our Antitrust Division.”
Previously, Associate Deputy Attorney General Shores was a partner at an international law firm. Earlier in his career, he served as a law clerk for Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist of the United States Supreme Court. He also clerked for Judge Kenneth F. Ripple of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
As previously announced, the Department of Justice’s review will “assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace in an objective and fair-minded manner and … ensure Americans have access to free markets in which companies compete on the merits to provide services that users want.” The Department of Justice will vigorously seek to remedy any violations of law, if any are found.