Simpson Thacher hires A&O practice head in Washington DC

US firm recruits the head of A&O's Washington investigations and litigation team

John Terzaken, co-head of the global competition practice at Allen & Overy (A&O) and head of the magic circle firm’s investigations and litigation practice in Washington, is poised to join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as a partner.

Terzaken, who joined A&O five years ago from the US Department of Justice, has spent his time in private practice representing both international and national clients in government enforcement and litigation matters related to cartel and antitrust violations. Before joining the firm in 2012, Terzaken spent nearly eight years in the Justice Department’s competition division.

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