Mary N. Strimel is a private practitioner and formerly Chief of the Washington Criminal II Section, Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice. The Section investigates and litigates price fixing, bid rigging, and other competition-related crimes in conjunction with the Division’s Washington Criminal I Section and its Chicago, New York, and San Francisco enforcement offices. Before becoming Chief in 2014, Ms. Strimel served in the Antitrust Division as a line attorney investigating and litigating both civil and criminal cases. Her work spanned a variety of industries including financial markets, software, telecom, and transportation.
Ms. Strimel joined the Antitrust Division in 2004 from the private sector where she was a partner at Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, PLLC. In that role, Ms. Strimel brought class action litigation to obtain redress for business abuses such as price fixing, monopolization, and consumer fraud.