Former FTC attorney joins Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

DENVER -- Diane R. Hazel has joined the Denver office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie as an Associate in its Litigation practice group. Clients turn to Hazel for managing risk and resolving disputes in industries as diverse as insurance, energy, retail and industrial products, pharmaceuticals, and health care. She represents companies in business litigation, class actions, and government investigations. 

Hazel specializes in antitrust litigation and counseling, and has worked on a wide range of antitrust matters, including MFNs, market allocation, price fixing, group boycotts, reverse payments, product hopping,refusals to deal, bundling, and joint ventures.

Prior to joining Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, Hazel was with Hunton & Williams in Washington, DC. She was also an attorney in the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission, where she investigated and prosecuted antitrust matters in the health care and pharmaceutical industries. During her tenure at FTC, she was awarded a Fulbright Grant from the U.S. State Department and spent a year in Namibia working with the Namibian government on antitrust and consumer protection matters.

Hazel also has experience as a consultant with Ernst & Young, and was recognized with the E&Y High Impact Award for her work on securitized transactions. She received her law degree cum laude from Georgetown University, where she was editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, and her bachelor’s degree in Business magna cum laude from Wake Forest University.