Wendy Huang Waszmer is a litigation partner in King & Spalding’s New York office. Her practice focuses on cartel and other antitrust matters, government investigations, and complex civil litigation. She represents clients before the Department of Justice, State Attorneys General, and other federal and state agencies.
Prior to joining King & Spalding, Ms. Waszmer served as the Assistant Chief of the New York Field Office of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division where she supervised and led criminal and civil antitrust investigations with a focus on financial markets matters. In this role, she was the liaison with federal and state enforcement agencies in joint and parallel antitrust and fraud investigations. Ms. Waszmer previously served as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division. She was recognized with Assistant Attorney General Awards, the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service to the Antitrust Division, and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Chief’s Award.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Waszmer served as an assistant United States Attorney, Civil Division, in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. As an assistant United States attorney, Ms. Waszmer handled a broad range of affirmative and defensive litigation on behalf of the United States in district court and the Second Circuit. She appeared as the lead counsel in trials and hearings, as well in as False Claims Act and other investigations. Ms. Waszmer served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Leon, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia. She received a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. degree from the College of William & Mary.
Ms. Waszmer is a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Antitrust Section, a member of the Advisory Committee to the ABA’s Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee, and an individual partner mentor in the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Mentoring Program. She is also a member of the Federal Bar Council and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).