Manish Kumar serves as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General (DAAG) for Criminal Enforcement at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. He is responsible for overseeing more than 100 prosecutors working in the Division’s five criminal offices across the United States.
Prior to his appointment as DAAG, Mr. Kumar served as Chief of the Division’s San Francisco Office, supervising trial attorneys as they conducted investigations and prosecutions of international price-fixing, civil antitrust, and domestic bid-rigging and procurement fraud matters involving the western United States. Mr. Kumar joined the Justice Department through the Honors Program and since then has served in various roles including as Trial Attorney, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Assistant Chief, and Chief in the Antitrust Division.
Mr. Kumar is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Minnesota Law School. He clerked in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.