Sandra Talbott

Assistant Director, Procurement Collusion Strike Force, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Sandra Talbott is the Assistant Director of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF), a nationwide initiative to combat antitrust crimes and related schemes in government procurement, grant, and program funding at federal, state, and local levels of government. In this role, Talbott is part of the PCSF’s leadership team, responsible for strategy, operations, programming, and day-to-day management of the PCSF. Talbott also serves as a federal prosecutor with the Antitrust Division’s Chicago office, where she investigates and prosecutes fraudulent schemes designed to undermine competition, including criminal conspiracies that target public agencies, bid rigging, price fixing, and other related federal crimes. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Talbott was an Assistant Attorney General in the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, where she was part of civil litigation teams responsible for investigating matters of significant public importance, and prosecuted complex financial fraud and tax schemes against consumers, companies, and the government. Talbott began her career as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City. She is a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law.