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MADISON, Wis. – Attorney General Josh Kaul today announced that Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Gwendolyn J. Lindsay Cooley has been selected to chair the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Multistate Antitrust Taskforce. The chair leads a group of attorneys across the country who investigate and prosecute antitrust cases.
“As this announcement reflects, Assistant AG Cooley is a national leader on antitrust enforcement,” said Attorney General Josh Kaul. “Many congratulations to her as she steps into this important role that will help shape the protection of competition and consumers nationwide.”
Notable cases from Cooley’s work at the Wisconsin Department of Justice:
This is the second time in the history of the NAAG Antitrust Taskforce that a person from Wisconsin has been selected as the chair.
“It is an exciting time for antitrust enforcement and I look forward to leading the group as we navigate the challenges ahead,” said Assistant Attorney General Gwendolyn Lindsay Cooley. “I’m taking over from a very capable woman, Sarah Allen from the Virginia Attorney General’s office. She has helped raise the profile of the Multistate Antitrust Task Force and I will continue her legacy of championing the good work that the states are doing in antitrust enforcement, and further enhancing our multistate partnership around the country.”
Cooley currently serves as the co-chair of the Pharmaceutical Industry Working Group of the NAAG Antitrust Taskforce. Cooley takes over as NAAG Antitrust Taskforce chair on October 26th.