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Brian T. Moran
On January 17, 2019, U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran was selected as the chief federal law enforcement officer for the Western District of Washington as U.S. Senate confirmed him. Donald Trump nominated Brian Moran. In the U.S. Senate, the nomination of Moran was confirmed through voice vote. The Office is responsible for conducting criminal prosecutions. Also, it represents the government in public matters.
Being a chief federal law enforcement officer, Moran is entitled to enforce criminal laws of the U.S. by prosecuting cases and directing investigations, developed explicitly by enforcement agencies. Moran also manages the Office of almost 67 professional staff and 76 attorneys who persecute federal criminal cases and serve as legal counsel for the government. It is to ensure the safety and security of the Western District of Washington. Moran is a talented prosecutor and is widely respected by professionals for pioneering the DNA used as evidence in murder cases.
- S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington (2019-Present)
- Of Counsel, (2013-2018) Orrick Herrington & Sutcliff LLP
- Chief Deputy Attorney General, (2006- 2013) Washington Office of the Attorney General
Recently, Brian Moran has worked for the Orrick-business law firm. As an attorney at Orrick, Moran meticulously used his exhaustive experience and connections in the state Attorney General’s Office to help several corporate clients. Notably, in that role, he advised Fortune 100 companies, tech-firms, and banks that were confronting regulatory and legal investigations. U.S. Attorney Moran has extensive experience in public service at both Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office and Washington State Office of Attorney General. In Kitsap County, Moran has served as deputy prosecuting attorney.
Previously, Moran had served as Chief Deputy Attorney General for almost 15 years, under both Democrat Christine Gregoire and Republican Rob McKenn, when they both were state’s attorney general. He managed over 500 attorneys and 27 legal divisions of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. As Chief Deputy, Moran played a prominent role and shaped legal strategy in numerous areas like privacy and data breach investigations, and consumer protection.
Brian Moran has also served as a legal advisor and a key partner for state and local law enforcement. Before he was selected as Chief Deputy, Moran was serving in Washington State Attorney General’s Office as Chief Criminal Prosecutor. In that role, Moran facilitated almost 39 county prosecuting attorneys’ offices in Washington. With the help of his dedicated staff, Moran pursued criminal cases as well as the civil commitment of predators who were convicted of sexually violent offenses.
Before working with the Attorney General of Washington State, Brian Moran served Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office as Senior Deputy Prosecutor. Besides, Moran’s extensive trial experience includes prosecuting various white-collar fraud cases, high profile murder cases, as well as environmental crimes.
Brian T. Moran received his Bachelor’s Degree from Middlebury College and JD (Juris Doctor) from Seattle University School of Law.
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