David L. Jaffe was appointed Principal Deputy Chief of OCGS in June of 2011, having previously served as Acting Principal Deputy Chief for Litigation. He served as Deputy Chief of the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, he served as the Deputy Chief of the Gang Unit from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Jaffe came to the Justice Department from the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, where he worked as an Assistant United States Attorney from 2002 to 2006 in the general crimes and violent crimes units. From 2000 to 2002, he served as the general counsel for the Criminal Justice Coordinator for Mayor Rudolph Guiliani in New York City. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Jaffe worked as an Assistant District Attorney in New York County. He began in legal career in 1993, where he clerked for the Honorable Saundra Brown Armstrong of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
In his career, Mr. Jaffe has prosecuted numerous complex violent crime, narcotics, white collar and RICO cases.
Douglas E. Crow was appointed Principal Deputy Chief for RICO and Policy in 2010. He had previously been with the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section (OCRS) since 1990, serving as a deputy chief since 1994. Prior to coming to the Justice Department in 1990, Doug served with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in its Office of General Counsel for three years. Before that, he served a judicial clerkship for two years with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Jerry Toner was appointed Assistant Chief for Labor-Management Racketeering in 2011. He previously served as Assistant Chief for Labor-Management Racketeering in OCGS' predecessor, the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section (OCRS), which he joined in 1979. Jerry is admitted to practice in New York State and graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School in 1972 when he joined the Criminal Division as part of the Honors Graduate Program.
Kim Dammers is Deputy Chief of Litigation for OCGS. She had been an AUSA in the Northern District of Georgia for over ten years, serving as Deputy Chief of Major Crimes and Anti-Gang Coordinator. Her practice concentrated on prosecuting major crimes, especially violent gang-related offenses. As an AUSA, Kim has prosecuted gangs using RICO, VICAR, firearm and other laws. She has had several lengthy RICO trials against gang members that committed numerous murders.
Kim also lead her Office's Violent Repeat Offenders Initiative, which focused federal, state, and local law enforcement efforts on identifying, investigating, and prosecuting the most violent criminals.
Kim graduated summa cum laude with a JD from Georgia State University, and obtained an undergraduate degree in microbiology from Cornell University.