Chief, Civil Division
Richard B. Myrus
Richard B. Myrus was named Civil Division Chief in November 2013.
Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office in May 2007, Mr. Myrus was a partner in two Boston law firms specializing in patent litigation and served as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. A veteran, Mr. Myrus served in the United States Navy where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant as a helicopter aircraft commander and officer-in-charge of a helicopter detachment. Mr. Myrus was awarded the United Nations Humanitarian Service medal for the rescue of Vietnamese refugees in the South China Sea and the National Defense Service Medal for the training of pilots during Operation Desert Storm.
Mr. Myrus, a 1984 graduate of Columbia University and a 1992 graduate of the University of San Diego, earned his law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1995.