Walt Green is the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana. As United States Attorney, Mr. Green manages a staff of more than 45 federal and contract employees.
Walt Green is committed to carrying out the mission of the United States Department of Justice including protecting Americans from terrorism and threats to national security, both foreign and domestic; combating violent crime; fighting public corruption; and protecting the country’s vulnerable populations – children, the elderly, hate crime victims, and victims of human trafficking and exploitation.
Walt Green earned his B.A. from Louisiana State University and his J.D. from Tulane Law School. He served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps from 1993 to 1997. Afterwards, he joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas, Nevada, as an Assistant United States Attorney. In 2000, he returned to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to serve as an Assistant United States Attorney. His prior duties as an Assistant United States Attorney include Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator, Anti-Terrorism Task Force Coordinator, Anti-Terrorism Advisory Committee Coordinator, Deputy Criminal Chief, and First Assistant United States Attorney.
On July 1, 2013, he assumed the duties of the Acting United States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana and as the Acting Executive Director of the National Center for Disaster Fraud (“NCDF”), formerly the Hurricane Katrina Fraud Command Center, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The NCDF is the central point for the receipt and processing of disaster fraud-related complaints nationwide. Walt Green continues to serve in the United States Marine Corps Reserve as the Officer-in-Charge of the Environmental Services Division, Marine Forces Reserve, and currently holds the rank of Colonel.