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Brian Stretch
First Assistant United States Attorney

Mr. Stretch serves as the First Assistant United States Attorney. Prior to his current position Mr. Stretch served as the Chief of the Criminal Division from August 2007 to October 2010. Mr. Stretch joined the United States Attorney’s Office in 1999 and worked in the Oakland Branch Office, the Organized Crime Strike Force, the Anti-Terrorism Unit, and the Securities Fraud Unit. In 2003 and 2004, Mr. Stretch was Chief of the Major Crimes Unit in the San Francisco Office. In 2005, he served as Chief of the Oakland Branch Office. In 2006, he returned to the San Francisco Office and served as Senior Litigation Counsel in the Criminal Division until August 2007. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Stretch was a Deputy District Attorney in the Marin County District Attorney’s Office between 1994 and 1999. From 1992 until 1993, Mr. Stretch served as a judicial clerk to the San Francisco Superior Court Bench. Between 1986 and 1988, Mr. Stretch was a teacher and coach at St. Ignatius College Preparatory. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Georgetown University Law Center.

 

Joshua Eaton
Executive Assistant United States Attorney

Mr. Eaton has served as the Executive Assistant United States Attorney since he joined the Office in 2007. Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Mr. Eaton served as an Assistant General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel with the Executive Office for United States Attorneys General Counsel’s Office from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Eaton spent his last year with the Executive Office as the Director’s Hearing Officer, presiding over Assistant United States Attorney and senior Executive Office employee grievance and disciplinary actions. Prior to his tenure with the Executive Office, Mr. Eaton served in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. While on active duty in the Army, Mr. Eaton served as a prosecutor, labor and employment law attorney, and the operational law advisor to the Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division (Light) in Hawaii. In addition, while on active duty, Mr. Eaton served as the Chief of Military Justice and primary legal advisor to the Ground Forces Commander for the U.S. Army-led Northern Division of the multinational stabilization force deployed to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mr. Eaton graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and received his law degree from the University of San Francisco.

 

Alex G Tse
Chief, Civil Division

Mr. Tse serves as the Chief of the Civil Division. Mr. Tse is now on his third rotation in the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He began as a law clerk in the Civil Division while he was a law student. Following law school, Mr. Tse worked as a litigation associate at two large national law firms based in San Francisco. In 1994, he returned to the U.S. Attorney’s Office as an AUSA in the Civil Division where he handled both affirmative and defensive cases. He was promoted to Deputy Civil Division Chief in 2001, serving as a supervisor and handling affirmative cases under the False Claims Act. Mr. Tse left the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2006 to work at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, supervising the team responsible for code enforcement and civil gang injunctions. In 2012, Mr. Tse returned to the U.S. Attorney’s Office as Chief of the Civil Division. Mr. Tse graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and received his law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

 

Barbara Valliere
Chief, Appellate Division

Ms. Valliere serves as the Chief of the Appellate Division. Ms. Valliere joined the United States Attorney’s Office in November of 2004, and has been the Chief of the Appellate Division since 2005. From 2010 to 2012, she was the Chairperson of the Appellate Chiefs’ Working Group of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee, and was a member of that group from 2008 through 2012. Ms. Valliere was also an Appellate Lawyer Representative to the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Between 2002 and 2004, she was the Deputy Chief of the Appellate Division of the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Columbia. Ms. Valliere joined the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Columbia in 1989 and rotated through the Superior Court Division, Special Proceedings Division, Public Corruption Section of the Criminal Division, and the Civil Division before returning to the Appellate Division in 1995. Before becoming an Assistant United States Attorney, she spent two years in private practice at the law firm of Palmer & Dodge in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Valliere graduated from Brown University and received her law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston.

 

J. Douglas Wilson
Chief, Criminal Division

Mr. Wilson serves as Chief of the Criminal Division. Mr. Wilson joined the United States Attorney’s Office in 1999. Prior to his current position, Mr. Wilson served as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division from 2010 to 2013, Chief of the National Security Unit from 2008 to 2009, and Appellate Chief from 1999 to 2002. In 2009, Mr. Wilson was detailed from the Office to be the Executive Director of the President’s Task Force on Interrogation and Transfer Policy in Washington D.C. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Wilson was detailed to the Enron Task Force. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Wilson was Special Assistant to the Counsel for Intelligence Policy at the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review in the Department of Justice. Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office Mr. Wilson was an attorney in the Appellate Section of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division in Washington, D.C. 1988 to 1999. Mr. Wilson has served as a Professional Responsibility Officer for the Department since 1994. From 1985 through 1986, Mr. Wilson served a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.

 

Thomas Moore
Chief, Tax Division

Mr. Moore serves as the Chief of the Tax Division. Mr. Moore joined the United States Attorney’s Office in 1992, serving 15 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Tax Division before being promoted to Chief in 2007. Before joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Mr. Moore served four years as a Trial Attorney with United States Department of Justice, Tax Division, Civil Trial Section, Western Region from 1988 to 1992. He is a graduate of Auburn University and Cumberland School of Law, Samford University.

 

 

 

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