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Julie Beck – First Assistant United States Attorney

First Assistant US Attorney Chief Julie Beck

Julie A. Beck has been an AUSA since 2003. She has served as Chief of the Civil Division, Chief of the Drug Task Force, and Chief of the Forfeiture and Financial Litigation Unit as well as a line attorney in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions. Her work has centered on money laundering, controlled substances offenses and forfeiture.

After law school, she completed a series of clerkships, first with the Honorable Horace W. Gilmore followed by the Honorable Paul D. Borman in the Eastern District of Michigan, and an interim clerkship with the Honorable Cornelia Kennedy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She also worked at the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office. She earned an undergraduate degree in English and Education from Brigham Young University and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to law school, Julie taught high school English for many years in Utah and Michigan. 

 


Luttrell Levingston - Executive Assistant United States Attorney

Executive Assistant US Attorney - Luttrell Levingston

Luttrell Levingston has been an AUSA since 2014, and previously served in the Civil Rights Unit.  In the Civil Rights Unit, Luttrell enforced federal civil right laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Voting Rights Act, and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. 

Before joining the U.S. Attorney's office, Luttrell spent almost ten years working for the State of Michigan in a variety of roles.  He served as Director of Legal Affairs for the Michigan Department of Human Services, Director of Adult Foster Licensing for the Michigan Department of Human Services, and as an Assistant Attorney General at the Michigan Attorney General’s Office.  Luttrell began his legal career as an associate at Bodman LLP in Detroit. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Wabash College and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

 


Dan Hurley - Criminal Division Chief

Dan Hurley has been with the U.S. Attorney’s Office since 1992. He had a brief detour to a law firm in 1994, but quickly returned in 1995. He has served in the Civil, Criminal and Appellate Divisions. He has prosecuted a variety of criminal cases, from violent crime to public corruption, from hate crimes and human trafficking to computer crimes. He has served as Professional Responsibility Officer for more than a decade and has been Discovery Coordinator for several years as well. Since 2019, Dan has been a Senior Litigation Counsel, serving in the Appellate Division. Dan has won many accolades for his work, including a Director’s Award for his work on a racially motivated arson case in Taylor, Michigan.   Dan earned a bachelor’s degree from Brown University, an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School, and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.  He also clerked for Judge Cornelia Kennedy on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

 


Andrew Goetz - Appellate Division Chief

Andrew Goetz, Appellate Division Chief

Andrew Goetz is the Chief of the Appellate Division. He joined the office in 2010, became the Deputy Chief of the Appellate Division in 2015, and served as a Senior Litigation Counsel starting in 2017.  Andrew has argued over two dozen cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and has briefed or supervised many dozens more. Before joining the office, Andrew practiced at the law firm of WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. He also clerked for Judge Mary Beck Briscoe on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Andrew earned his bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and political science from Michigan State University and his law degree summa cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School.

 


Susan DeClercq - Civil Division Chief

Civil Chief Susan DeClercq

Susan K. DeClercq is the Chief of the Civil Division. Susan previously served as the Chief of the Civil Rights Unit, where she enforced federal civil rights laws involving fair housing, disability rights, education, and law enforcement misconduct. Before her service as Chief of the Civil Rights Unit, she was a lawyer in the office’s Civil Rights and Defensive Litigation Units. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office in September 2004, Ms. DeClercq was an associate at the firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom in Washington, DC, and had been a law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge, Hon. Avern Cohn, from 1999-2001.  Susan earned a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Michigan and a law degree magna cum laude from Wayne State University School of Law.

 


Keith Collier, Administrative Officer

Keith Collier - Administrative Officer

Keith Collier is the Chief of the Administrative Division.  He joined the Department of Justice in 2014 as the Chief of the Administrative Office for the District of Minnesota.  He came to the Eastern District of Michigan in 2020.  In addition to his experience as an AO, Mr. Collier has 24 years of experience as a personnel/HR officer in the U.S. Air Force.   He has a BS degree in Sociology from Kansas State University and a MS in Human Relations from Oklahoma University.

 

Updated February 17, 2022

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