Gary M. Restaino
United States Attorney
District of Arizona
Gary M. Restaino was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on October 27, 2021 and confirmed by the Senate on November 19, 2021. He was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of Arizona on November 23, 2021.
Prior to his nomination, Mr. Restaino had been an Assistant United States Attorney since 2003. He served as the Chief of the Criminal Division in Phoenix from 2012 to 2016, and as the Chief of the White Collar Crime Section from 2008 to 2009. From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Restaino was detailed as a Trial Attorney to the Public Integrity Section in Washington. Prior to his employment as a federal prosecutor, Mr. Restaino was a civil rights lawyer from 1999 to 2003 with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, and represented migrant and seasonal farmworkers with Community Legal Services, Inc. from 1996 to 1999. Between college and law school he served for two years with the Peace Corps in rural Paraguay.
Mr. Restaino received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1996 and his B.A. from Haverford College in 1990.