Loretta E. Lynch

Attorney General, of the United States

Loretta E. Lynch became the Attorney General of the United States in 2015. She received her A.B. from Harvard College and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. Lynch joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York in 1990 and prosecuted cases involving narcotics, violent crimes, public corruption and civil rights. In 1999, President Clinton appointed her to lead the office as U.S. Attorney.

In 2002, she joined Hogan & Hartson LLP as a partner in the firm’s New York office. While there, Lynch performed extensive pro bono work for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

Lynch returned to lead the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn in 2010. Under her direction, the office prosecuted numerous corrupt public officials, terrorists, cybercriminals and human traffickers.

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