DOJ's Hammond Leaves Big Shoes To Fill

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 7:41 PM EDT) -- Since taking over the U.S. Department of Justice's criminal antitrust efforts in 2005, Scott Hammond has presided over a dramatic rise in fines as a result of the leniency program he helped craft, making him a tough act to follow once he steps down in October.

After more than two decades at the Antitrust Division and nearly nine years as deputy assistant attorney general for criminal enforcement, Hammond plans to leave the agency Oct. 1, the DOJ confirmed Monday.

During his time at the department, Hammond...
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