Office Of Operations

The Office of Operations coordinates the Division’s civil and criminal investigations and litigation and related policies and procedures.

The Office of Operations includes:

  • Premerger Notification Unit and FTC Liaison Office: Coordinates with the FTC according to established clearance procedures for handling matters.
  • Paralegal Unit: Provides paralegal support on request to investigations and cases handled in Washington and the regional offices.
  • Office of Professional Development (Training Unit): Provides attorneys and economists with resources for ongoing training and development.
  • Citizen Complaint Center: Processes complaints about possible antitrust violations from the public and, when appropriate, forwards complaints to the appropriate office or section within the Division.


Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement

Michelle Rindone, Acting Director of Criminal Enforcement

Mailing address:
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Room 3409
Washington, DC 20530

Phone: 202-514-2562
Fax: 202-616-7320

Updated November 27, 2017

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