Kenji Marcel Price

Kenji Marcel Price

Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Kenji M. Price focuses his practice on white-collar government investigations, internal investigations, compliance counseling, and complex civil litigation.

Prior to joining McDermott, Kenji served as the United States Attorney for the District of Hawaii.  As the chief federal law enforcement officer in the district, Kenji led a team responsible for representing the United States in criminal and civil litigation in the district. In addition to leading the US Attorney’s Office in Hawaii, Kenji served as the Vice Chair of the Controlled Substances Subcommittee of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee.


Before serving as the US Attorney in Hawaii, Kenji also served as an Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of New York.  While serving as a federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, Kenji handled criminal investigations and prosecutions involving diverse subject matters, while serving in the office’s General Crimes and International Narcotics and Money Laundering Sections.

In addition to his service as a federal prosecutor, Kenji served as an infantry officer in the US Army.  During approximately four years of active duty service, Kenji deployed overseas on four occasions, leading soldiers in the 75th Ranger Regiment and 173rd Airborne Brigade. Kenji was twice awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his service during overseas deployments.

Kenji graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.  Following law school, Kenji clerked for Judge Robert B. Kugler of the US District Court for the District of New Jersey and Judge Kent A. Jordan of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.


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