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Press Release

Acting United States Attorney Announced

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine

Contact: Donald E. Clark
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine:  The United States Attorney’s Office announced that on Friday the President of the United States requested the resignation of U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II.  Pursuant to the Vacancies Reform Act, Richard W. Murphy, previously the First Assistant U.S. Attorney (“FAUSA”) is now the Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine.

Acting U.S. Attorney Murphy has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for nearly 27 years and as FAUSA since September 2010. He is a South Portland native. He graduated from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts and from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor. He was a partner in the Portland law firm of Pierce Atwood before joining the U.S. Attorney's Office in 1990.

Updated March 14, 2017

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