Craig leads the firm’s cartel and antitrust investigations practice. He brings 13 years of experience as a federal prosecutor to assist clients with issues concerning international and domestic antitrust matters, including cartel defense, criminal enforcement investigations and litigation.
Craig previously served as Assistant Chief of the Washington Criminal 1 Section of the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, where he led teams of trial attorneys in prominent investigations and prosecutions of antitrust violations and related crimes, such as bribery, fraud and obstruction of justice. He played leading roles in multiple criminal antitrust trials, several international and domestic cartel matters and the first successfully litigated extradition of a foreign national for an antitrust violation. Craig received four Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Awards of Distinction and the Washington Field Office’s FBI Service Award for his work on criminal and civil enforcement while with the DOJ. Craig also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia and as a judicial clerk in the Western District of Louisiana.
Craig defends companies facing criminal antitrust, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), False Claims Act (FCA), and other white-collar investigations. He assists clients in responding to dawn raids and search warrants, conducting internal investigations and enhancing compliance programs. Craig also provides advice and counseling for antitrust issues and litigation. His experience spans a variety of industries, including oil and gas, ocean transportation, automotive parts and marine products.
- Served as lead DOJ trial counsel in a three-week jury trial in the District of Puerto Rico of an executive charged with participating in a price-fixing conspiracy in the coastal freight shipping industry.
- Served as co-lead DOJ trial counsel in a two-week jury trial in the District of Puerto Rico of an executive charged with participating in a price-fixing conspiracy in the coastal freight shipping industry.
- Served as DOJ trial counsel in a four-week jury trial in the Southern District of Florida of two executives charged with participating in an international antitrust conspiracy related to the manufacture and sale of marine products.
- Led DOJ team in the Southern District of Florida that litigated the first successful extradition of a foreign national for an antitrust charge.
- Served on DOJ team that sued in the District of Delaware to block a $34 billion merger in the oilfield services industry.
- Supervised and served on DOJ team that investigated and prosecuted corporations and individuals in the Eastern District of Michigan for participating in international antitrust cartels related to the manufacture and sale of automobile parts.
- Supervised and served on DOJ team that investigated and prosecuted corporations and individuals in the District of Maryland for participating in international antitrust cartels related to ocean shipping services.