Statement of FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky Regarding Assistant Attorney General Joel Klein's Departure

For Release

"I have had the honor of working with Joel Klein over the last five years in his position as Assistant Attorney General, and before that as Principal Deputy. Thanks to his leadership, cooperation between the Department of Justice and the FTC has never been better.

"Joel will be remembered as one of the most influential antitrust enforcers of the 20th century. His remarkable record of accomplishment at the Antitrust Division will leave an enduring benefit for all Americans in the form of greater competition and lower prices."

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