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U.S. Attorney Young Taps Veteran Homicide and Fraud Prosecutor Jay Mccormack as First Assistant U.S. Attorney

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

             CONCORD – U.S. Attorney Jane E. Young has announced that Jay McCormack has been appointed to serve the District of New Hampshire as the First Assistant United States Attorney, the office’s second-ranking position.  As the First Assistant U.S. Attorney, McCormack will supervise the Criminal and Civil Divisions, and the overall operations of the office.

            “Mr. McCormack is a seasoned and dedicated prosecutor, who has demonstrated great leadership throughout his career in public service,” said U.S. Attorney Young.  “His vast array of experiences and national contacts will be a tremendous asset to the people of New Hampshire.  I am confident that he will continue to lead by example.”

            Mr. McCormack is a career prosecutor with over a dozen years of state and federal prosecutorial experience, and most recently prior to his appointment was a Trial Attorney in the Health Care Fraud Unit of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.  In that position, Mr. McCormack specialized in white-collar and complex investigations involving health care fraud, opioid diversion, securities fraud, COVID-19 and Paycheck Protection Program loan fraud.

            Previously, Mr. McCormack was an Assistant Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, where he specialized in criminal and civil health care fraud investigations.  Prior to that, Mr. McCormack served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Bureau of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office where he investigated and prosecuted homicide and public integrity matters statewide. 

            Mr. McCormack graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2009.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with Concentrations in Finance and Economics from the University of Richmond in 2004.       


Updated June 22, 2022

Press Release Number: 22-074