On January 1, 2015, Anthony P. Giorno was named the Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. Mr. Giorno has been an Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of Virginia since 1995. Prior to that, he was the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Patrick County, Virginia. He is a graduate of the Marshall-Wythe School of Law. Mr. Giorno served as Civil Chief for the Western District from 2005-2009, primarily defending medical malpractice cases. He was appointed First Assistant in May, 2009. During his tenure, Mr. Giorno prosecuted a variety of cases including white collar fraud and capital murder. In addition to his administrative and case responsibilities, he is the district’s Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator. In that role, he has worked with the Virginia State Attorney General's Office to conduct training for law enforcement and non-government organizations and is currently implementing and coordinating regional task forces to identify and address the human trafficking problem in the district.
Updated May 1, 2015