Kevin P. Hancock is a trial attorney in the Federal Programs Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division, where his work focuses primarily on defending federal statutes, regulations, and agency actions in cases involving matters of constitutional and administrative law. Before joining DOJ, Mr. Hancock was a litigator at the Federal Election Commission, where he civilly prosecuted violations of the federal campaign finance laws and helped defend those laws against constitutional challenges. Mr. Hancock was also a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell, and clerked for the Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Honorable John C. Lifland of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. In 2005, Mr. Hancock graduated valedictorian from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Seton Hall Law Review.