André Birotte Jr was sworn in as United States Attorney for the Central District of California on March 4, 2010.
Prior to his appointment to this post, Mr. Birotte was the Inspector General of the Los Angeles Police Commission since 2003.
He holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University and a law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. Following law school, he worked as a deputy public defender in Los Angeles, where he represented indigent clients charged with felony and misdemeanor offenses in more than 30 trials.
He joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1995 where for four years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney he investigated and prosecuted numerous violent crime, fraud and narcotics trafficking cases. He then joined the litigation firm of Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart, Oliver & Hedges, representing clients in white-collar crime and commercial litigation cases.
He is a member of the Langston Bar Association, serving on its board of directors from 1992 through 2003. He also serves as a judge pro tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Judicial Appointments Committee and Criminal Justice Executive Committee. He has taught legal writing and advocacy at the University of Southern California Law School.
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