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Appellate Chief

Lauren S. Zurier

Lauren S. Zurier received her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1984, and her law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1987.  After graduating from law school, Ms. Zurier served as a law clerk for Senior U.S. District Court Judge Frank Kaufman in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.  She then practiced for four years at law firms in Boston and Providence before joining the Office of the Rhode Island Attorney General in 1993 as an appellate prosecutor.  Between 1993 and 2019, she litigated over 180 appellate cases in the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

In December 2019, Ms. Zurier was appointed an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of Appeals in the United States Attorney's Office in the District of Rhode Island, where she handles the District’s criminal cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston.



Updated January 30, 2020