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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 15, 2018

United States Attorney Announces the Appointment of a New Federal Prosecutor

           DALLAS, Texas United States Attorney Erin Nealy Cox announced today the appointment of Rebekah Ricketts as a new Assistant United States Attorney.  Ms. Ricketts was sworn in today before Chief Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn.  Ms. Ricketts is assigned to the Violent and Major Crimes Section of the office’s Criminal Division.

          Ms. Ricketts joins the U.S. Attorney’s Office from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she was a senior litigation associate.  Previously, Ms. Ricketts served clerkships for U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in the Southern District of New York, Judge Jose Cabranes on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Justice Clarence Thomas on the U.S. Supreme Court.  Ms. Ricketts received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas and her law degree from Yale University.

          “It’s my privilege to lead an office filled with incredibly talented and dedicated people who work tirelessly to carry out our mission of justice and fulfill our promise to the people of our community,”  said U.S. Attorney Nealy Cox.  “We are proud to welcome Rebekah Ricketts to our office.  I know she will make an immediate impact in our District and serve the citizens of the United States with honor and distinction.”

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Janet Pearre janet.pearre@usdoj.gov 214-659-8600
Updated June 15, 2018