Job Overview


The United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, is seeking highly qualified attorneys to serve as Trial Attorneys in the New York Field Office. The New York Office investigates and litigates criminal antitrust matters.  The Office handles criminal matters of national and international scope and serves as the Division's liaison with U.S. attorneys, state attorneys general, and other regional law enforcement agencies.  The Office also conducts civil investigations of anticompetitive conduct.

The Division’s criminal enforcement program investigates and prosecutes bid-rigging, price-fixing, bribery and other fraudulent schemes designed to undermine competition.  Successful applicants will have immediate involvement with matters of national importance.  The attorney hired can expect a collegial and stimulating environment working with experienced attorneys and economists on cutting-edge matters, as well as the satisfaction of serving the public interest.


As a Trial Attorney in the New York Office, you will:

  • Coordinate national and international investigations and prosecutions with numerous investigative and regulatory and enforcement agencies.
  • Handle all aspects of “first chair” in the investigation and prosecution of bid-rigging, price-fixing, bribery, and other fraudulent schemes designed to undermine competition.
  • Identify unexploited opportunities to target for criminal prosecution.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with partners at the U.S. Attorney Offices, other litigating components and offices, and federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
  • Advise and instruct federal agents and prosecutors on complicated questions of law and Departmental policy as it relates to the Antitrust Division mission.
  • Advise and consult with the New York Office Chief, the Criminal Enforcement Director, the Deputy Assistant Attorney General, the Assistant Attorney General, and others on the status of all cases and matters.
  • Provide antitrust training to other federal prosecutors, federal, state and local law enforcement, and international partners.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Domestic and International travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No