Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton has added a former Federal Trade Commission attorney to its antitrust practice in Washington.
Melanie Sabo, who spent six years as assistant director of the FTC's anticompetitive practices division, joins Kilpatrick as a partner. At the agency, Sabo oversaw a staff of 32 attorneys charged with overseeing the investigation and enforcement of anticompetitive behavior.
From 1993 to 1998, Sabo was a trial attorney in the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, where she worked on matters related to price-fixing, mergers and criminal trials. Sabo was also formerly a partner K&L Gates and counsel at King & Spalding.