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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu’s Appointment As Chairwoman of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee

Attorney General William P. Barr issued the following statement:

“Today, I am pleased to announce that I am appointing Jessie Liu as chairwoman of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys (AGAC).  Jessie Liu, an outstanding attorney with broad experience, is widely-respected, within the Department.  She currently leads more than 300 prosecutors at our nation's largest U.S. Attorney’s office. Jessie will be an integral part of our leadership at the Department.  We will all benefit from her universally-regarded expertise and dedication to public service. I would also like to thank Richard Moore, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, for his outstanding tenure as chair of the AGAC, and his contributions to the management of the Department.  He will remain a key advisor on the committee.”

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Updated March 28, 2019