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Former United States Attorney David L. Anderson

David L. Anderson

Former United States Attorney

U.S. Attorney David Anderson

David L. Anderson has served as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of California since January 15, 2019.  Mr. Anderson previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney from 1998 to 2002 and then as First Assistant United States Attorney from 2008 to 2010.  Mr. Anderson also spent twenty years in private practice with extensive experience in criminal defense, government investigations, and commercial litigation.   Mr. Anderson has personally tried a wide variety of cases including complex securities fraud and intellectual property cases.  Mr. Anderson is originally from San Jose, and graduated from San Jose State University in 1985 and Stanford Law School in 1990.  Mr. Anderson began his career as a law clerk for Chief Judge J. Clifford Wallace of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court, and Judge George H. Aldrich of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in the Hague, Netherlands.


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