Clifford D. Johnson
Acting United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson was appointed Acting U.S. Attorney on March 11, 2017. Mr. Johnson has held the FAUSA position since August 2007. He joined the U.S. Attorney’s office as a Civil Assistant United States Attorney (“AUSA”) in January 1986.
Before becoming the FAUSA, he was the office’s Civil Division Chief. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, from August 1980 until December 1985, he was employed as a trial attorney in the Employment Litigation Section of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. He earned his B.A. degree from Valparaiso University in May 1976 and his law degree (Juris Doctor) from Valparaiso University School of Law in May 1980.
The U.S. Attorney is the chief federal law enforcement officers in their district, responsible for federal criminal prosecutions and civil cases involving the United States Government.