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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Missouri

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 16, 2017

U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen Announces Reginald Harris as the Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney

U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen has announced the promotion of Reginald “Reggie” Harris to be the Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri.  Mr. Harris has been a federal prosecutor in St. Louis since 2002.  This role will oversee focus on Project Safe Neighborhoods, an opioid initiative, and civil rights investigations. 

 

Mr. Harris is a native of St. Louis, Missouri.  He grew up in the north St. Louis neighborhoods of Walnut Park and North Pointe.  Mr. Harris attended high school in the Lindbergh School District in South St. Louis County, through the Voluntary Interdistrict Desegregation Program.  He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration at the University of Iowa.  Mr. Harris is a 1997 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law.  Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2002, Mr. Harris was in private practice as an Associate at the St. Louis law firm of Thompson Coburn LLP, where he practiced in the litigation department.  “Harris is uniquely qualified to oversee these most important challenges facing our region and I am honored to work by his side,” said Jeff Jensen, United States Attorney.

 

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Updated November 16, 2017