Mark L. Krotoski

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During nearly 20 years as a federal prosecutor, Mark handled a variety of complex and novel investigations and high-profile cases.  As the assistant chief of the National Criminal Enforcement Section in the DOJ’s Antitrust Division, he oversaw international criminal antitrust cartel investigations and successfully led trial teams in prosecuting antitrust and obstruction of justice cases involving corporations and executives. He also provided guidance on electronic evidence and forensic issues.

Mark served as the national coordinator for the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) Program in the DOJ’s Criminal Division, which involved approximately 250 federal prosecutors specially trained to prosecute cybercrime and intellectual property enforcement cases. He successfully prosecuted and investigated virtually every type of computer intrusion, cybercrime, and criminal intellectual property violation.

As chief and deputy chief of the Criminal Division in the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, he supervised cases involving white collar crime, securities fraud, computer intrusion, intellectual property, organized crime, and antiterrorism. While serving as a Special Assistant Attorney General in California, Mark was counsel of record on 10 amicus briefs filed in the US Supreme Court on criminal justice matters.

He is a former law clerk to Judge Procter R. Hug Jr. of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Chief Judge William A. Ingram of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.

Mark frequently speaks at national and international conferences on topics involving criminal antitrust enforcement, cybersecurity, cybercrime, and trade secret issues, as well as the use of electronic evidence in investigations and at trial.