Kristen Harris is an antitrust attorney in Bona Law’s San Diego office. Kristen recently was selected to serve as Counsel to the Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section.  She comes to Bona Law from Axinn, where she also practiced antitrust law.

Kristen has represented clients from a variety of industries in private antitrust and class action litigations. She also has successfully represented companies and individuals before the DOJ, FTC, and foreign antitrust enforcement agencies in connection with merger reviews and civil and criminal investigations.

Most recently Kristen served as outside counsel to the California Attorney General’s Office in the prosecution of a major price-fixing case against global gasoline trading firms.

During law school, Kristen clerked with the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition where she worked on merger reviews and civil investigations. Her performance earned her the Outstanding Academic Achievement in Antitrust Law award. She also was a research assistant to a former FTC Commissioner.

Kristen attended “Competition Law in Brazil: Challenges and Perspectives” in Brasilia, Brazil where she studied Brazilian competition law and policy.

Kristen served in the Marine Corps from 2007 to 2011 earning the rank of Corporal. During her service she was deployed to Bahrain with CLB-13 of 1st Marines Logistics Group.