With more than 20 years experience at Jones Day and as a senior Department of Justice official, Julie McEvoy is a trusted advisor in antitrust and litigation matters involving private litigants as well as government agencies.
Julie defends clients against civil claims arising from the alleged misuse of patents, regulatory processes, and private pricing agreements. She obtained a complete defense verdict for Sanofi on charges it filed a sham "citizen petition" with FDA to suppress competition for Arava and is currently defending Sanofi against antitrust and RICO claims concerning the prices of its insulin products.
Julie has extensive experience in criminal antitrust matters, conducting and resolving investigations and defending follow-on civil litigation. After criminal investigations of the vitamins industry, Julie acted as national coordinating counsel for defendants in hundreds of state cases and played similar roles in automobile and paper industry cases.
Julie also represents clients in merger matters, including the FTC's challenge to the proposed combination of the Penn State Hershey Medical Center with Pinnacle Health Systems.
During the Obama Administration, Julie served as Deputy Associate Attorney General, counseled DOJ principals on significant matters, and led various inter-agency initiatives. She oversaw the Antitrust Division and participated in formulating policies and strategies for investigating, litigating, and resolving civil and criminal antitrust cases. Julie also advised Administration officials on immigration issues; directed the President's Task Force on Puerto Rico; and spearheaded legislative, policy, and social justice projects.
Julie has a vibrant pro bono practice, assisting asylum seekers from around the world.
Antitrust Alert: New Law Requires Disclosure of Biologic Patent Settlement Agreements to Antitrust Authorities
Antitrust Alert: U.S. Sentencing Commission Requests Comment on Credit For Compliance Program Even When "High Level" Personnel Participated in Unlawful Conduct
- December 3, 2013
A Civil Action: The Civil Implications of a Criminal Investigation, Jones Day CLE Academy 2013
- July 22, 2009
Jury Instructions in Civil Antitrust Litigation, ABA Teleseminar
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. cum laude 1995); The College of William & Mary (B.A. with honors 1991)
- Virginia; District of Columbia; United States Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, and District of Columbia Circuits; and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- Deputy Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (2012-2015)
The Legal 500 US: cartel and civil litigation/class actions (2017)
Global Competition Review (GCR): Top Women in Antitrust (2016)
- Law Clerk to Judge Frank E. Schwelb, District of Columbia Court of Appeals (1996-1997)