At the invitation of the Department of Justice, Mr. Hartwell participated as one of three United States non-governmental advisors at the International Competition Network’s Cartel Workshop in Yokohama, Japan in October 2010, where he served as a panel leader on the subject of leniency applications. Mr. Hartwell was on the Steering Committee for the ABA/IBA International Cartel Workshop, held in Vancouver, British Columbia in February 2012. He is a member of the Council of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, and a past chair of both the Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee and the Compliance and Ethics Committee.
Mr. Hartwell also served as a panelist on criminal antitrust enforcement at the National White Collar Crime Institute in March 2011, moderated a panel on “Judicial Activism in Cartel Cases” at the 2012 ABA Antitrust Section Spring Meeting in Washington, DC in March 2012, and will be a panelist on cartel enforcement issues at the Fordham Competition Law Institute Annual Conference in New York in September 2012.
Mr. Hartwell has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University, where he is currently a Trustee Emeritus.
Before attending law school, Mr. Hartwell served in the United States Navy, where he was antisubmarine warfare and nuclear weapons officer on a guided missile destroyer.