On Sept. 27, the Senate confirmed Trump nominee Makan Delrahim to be the next U.S. assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division. Delrahim previously served as the White House deputy counsel under Trump and as deputy assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush. Delrahim is expected to oversee several key mergers while heading the Antitrust Division and is an experienced antitrust lawyer, especially in the areas of international trade and technology. He worked under U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) as counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee and served on the Antitrust Modernization Commission. Delrahim received a degree in kinesiology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School.