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District of New Jersey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Member Of U.S. Attorney’s Office Receives Director’s Award

NEWARK, N.J. – Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney Sabrina G. Comizzoli of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of New Jersey was one of 160 recipients recognized by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) Director Monty Wilkinson at the 32nd annual Director’s Awards Ceremony today in Washington D.C.

The District of New Jersey one of 33 districts represented at the ceremony which was held in the Great Hall at the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building.

In her prepared remarks, Deputy Attorney General Yates said, “The achievements being recognized today reflect the breadth of the department’s responsibilities, and some of our most significant challenges.   From dismantling dangerous gangs, drug cartels and human trafficking operations to tackling political corruption, white collar crimes, and international terrorism, these awardees have taken on our toughest cases.  And the citizens of our country are safer because of their work.”

“We honor the truly talented and dedicated legal and administrative personnel in the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ offices and our law enforcement partners who everyday touch lives in our communities, protect the American people, and work to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice,” said Director Wilkinson.

Comizzoli was honored with the Director’s Award for Superior Performance in a Managerial or Supervisory Role.  Since joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2002, Comizzoli served with distinction in the Office’s Appeals Division, Criminal Division, and as Counsel to the U.S. Attorney before becoming the Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of Staff to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman in 2013. Comizzoli is being recognized for her contributions to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey over the past several years.

“I am proud to celebrate this extremely talented member of our staff,” U.S. Attorney Fishman said. “And I’m delighted that the Department of Justice recognizes the important contributions our Office makes to law enforcement nationwide.”

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Press Release Number: 
16-154
Updated June 1, 2016