Brendan Ballou, a special counsel at the Department of Justice, was part of the original team that brought suit in U.S. v. Google and leads the Department’s work on private equity and interlocking directorates. Previously, he served in private practice, and before that, in the National Security Division of the Justice Department, where he advised the White House on counterterrorism and other policies. He graduated from Columbia University and Stanford Law School.
The authoritative exposé of private equity: what it is, how it kills businesses and jobs, how the government helps, and how we stop it
Private equity surrounds us. Firms like Blackstone, Carlyle, and KKR are among the largest employers in Ameri...[SEE MORE]