Annie Gets Her Antitrust Gun

President Clinton's new antitrust czar, Anne K. Bingaman, got started in the trust-busting business by accident. She had barely hung up her shingle in Santa Fe, N.M., in 1975 when another lawyer asked her to help United Nuclear Corp., a uranium-mining company, in a suit against Gulf Oil and Royal Dutch/Shell Group. Five years later, her dogged pursuit of the case won United $1 billion. Adversaries such as attorney Marshall G. Martin recall her as being a royal "pain in the rear."

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