Acting United States Attorney
Audrey Strauss is the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Ms. Strauss was an Assistant United States Attorney for seven years, from 1976 to 1983, and tried more than twenty cases, eventually being promoted to the Chief of Appeals in the Criminal Division and later as Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Unit. Ms. Strauss also served on the staff for the Independent Counsel for the Iran Contra matter.
Ms. Strauss earned her Juris Doctor degree at Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a Kent Scholar. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Barnard College.