Ray Hartwell is a vice chair of the competition practice group in the Washington, DC, office of Hunton & Williams LLP. He has over 30 years' experience in antitrust and competition-related investigations, litigation and counselling, and has represented more than 50 corporations and executives in connection with criminal antitrust and international cartel investigations and related issues of amnesty and leniency in the United States, Canada and Europe. His practice also includes antitrust and related class action and similar litigation, merger filings and review in the United States and abroad, and corporate compliance programmes and internal investigations.
Mr Hartwell currently serves as a member of the Council of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. He is also a member of the steering committee for the 2012 International Cartel Workshop, has served as co-chair of the Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee and is a member of the International Cartel Task Force. He is listed in The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation (National Antitrust Litigation Star), Best Lawyers in America and Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers.
Mr Hartwell graduated summa cum laude from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Washington & Lee Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif and Omicron Delta Kappa. He managed his firm's Brussels office from 1992 to 1994. Before attending law school, Mr Hartwell served in the US Navy where he was the anti-submarine warfare and nuclear weapons officer on a guided missile destroyer.