Mikhail Vanyo '08 will speak about his work with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the career path he followed to get there. The mission of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is to promote economic competition through enforcing and providing guidance on antitrust laws and principles. Mikhail is currently a trial attorney in the Division's New York office.
Mikhail Vanyo '08 is currently a Trial Attorney at the New York Office of the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. He graduated from Columbia Law School and went to work as an Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, where he did a mix of merger antitrust work and civil and criminal litigation. In 2010, he left Simpson Thacher to clerk for the Honorable Robert W. Sweet, United States District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York. After clerking, Mikhail moved to San Francisco to be an Associate at O’Melveny & Myers LLP. While at O’Melveny, Mikhail focused on white collar criminal defense work with a specialization in antitrust matters. In 2013, he accepted his current position as a federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. While at the Department of Justice, Mikhail has handled antitrust and fraud prosecutions.
A non-pizza lunch will be served. Hosted by SJI.