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John W. McReynolds

U. S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
Assistant Chief, New York Field Office
New York, NY, USA

John McReynolds has been Assistant Chief of the New York Office of the Antitrust Division since September 2005. He  joined the Division in 1991. His area of concentration is the investigation and prosecution of criminal antitrust crimes, such as price fixing and bid rigging, and related criminal crimes such as mail and wire fraud, tax evasion, and perjury. Among the major cases Mr. McReynolds has successfully prosecuted include: a nationwide conspiracy to fix prices of iron and silicon  alloys, involving American, German and Norwegian companies; bid-rigging on Connecticut public school milk contracts; and a 15-year customer allocation agreement among the largest linen suppliers in New York City.  Mr. McReynolds was nominated for the Department of Justice's highest award, the Attorney General's Award, for his successful prosecution of a 35-member bid-rigging and tax fraud conspiracy involving foreclosed residential homes in New York City.

Mr. McReynolds has served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut. While there, he successfully prosecuted a variety of criminal cases, including firearms offenses, drug offenses and bank embezzlement.

Prior to entering the field of law, Mr. McReynolds spent over ten years in business, working primarily for large U.S. and foreign corporations in a variety of management positions. Mr. McReynolds is a 1974 graduate of Lehigh University. He received his M.B.A. in finance from New York University School of Business in 1978 and his J.D. from Quinnipiac College School of Law in 1991, where he was a member of Law Review. He has also studied at the University of London.


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