Acting United States Attorney
Ms. Hinds became the Acting United States Attorney on March 1, 2021. Ms. Hinds has been a prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for 25 years. Before serving at the Acting U.S. Attorney, Ms. Hinds served as First Assistant U.S. Attorney, Deputy Director of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force national program in Washington D.C. from 2019 – 2020, and Deputy U.S. Attorney in this district with responsibility over all intake and outreach for all Criminal Division programs in 2019. Ms. Hinds also served as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division from 2017 through 2018 and prior to serving as a Criminal Division Deputy Chief, Ms. Hinds was the Chief of the Asset Forfeiture Unit. She began serving in that role in 2004. During her tenure with this Office, she prosecuted narcotics cases, violent crimes, fraud cases, public corruption matters, domestic and international money laundering offenses, among other violations.
Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ms. Hinds worked as a litigation associate for Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe in San Francisco and served as a Deputy City Attorney for the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office.