David Ward is a Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, where he has worked since 2005. He also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, first in the Northern District of California in 2009, and again in the Eastern District of California in 2014 and 2015. Professor Ward graduated cum laude from Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, where he was Senior Notes Editor on the Hastings Law Journal. Prior to law school, Professor Ward was a journalist at Bloomberg News, in San Francisco, New York, and Washington D.C. He has an MSJ, with distinction, from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and a B.A., with honors, from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.