Bob Connolly

Antitrust Expert


About Bob

Bob Connolly served in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice for 33 years. He was the Chief of the Division’s Mid Atlantic office from 1994 until the office was closed in 2013. He won several awards at the DOJ including its highest honor for a trial victory—the John Marshall Award. He has prosecuted antitrust cases from regional road construction companies to Fortune 500 companies, many of which resulted in executives being convicted and sent to jail. In private practice Bob has defended executives in price fixing investigations. Above all things, Bob understands the importance of education and an effective antitrust compliance program.

Bob was a Fellow at Yale University and an adjunct professor of antitrust law at several law schools. He has a blog, Cartel Capers, that has won ABA Antitrust Section awards. He has had leadership positions in the American Bar Association and the California Lawyers Association and has spoken to many groups on antitrust compliance.