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Brent Snyder

Brent Snyder

Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement, United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, United States

Brent Snyder serves as Acting Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. Mr. Snyder has served in the Antitrust Division since 2003. Mr. Snyder was a Trial Attorney in the Antitrust Division's National Criminal Enforcement Section from 2003 until 2011 and in its San Francisco Office from 2011 until 2013. Mr. Snyder has been a Deputy Assistant Attorney General since November 2013.

Mr. Snyder has played a key role in some of the Antitrust Division's most important recent investigations and trials, including thin-film transistor liquid crystal display panels, coastal water freight, and air transportation. Mr. Snyder twice has received the Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service; he has been awarded an Antitrust Division Award of Distinction; and most recently, California Lawyer magazine named him as a California attorney of the Year in 2013.

Mr. Snyder is a 1989 graduate of Seattle Pacific University and a 1992 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, where he served on the Texas Law Review. Before joining the Antitrust Division in 2003, Mr. Snyder completed a federal judicial clerkship and practiced law at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in Los Angeles and Perkins Coie in Seattle.