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Meet the U.S. Attorney

Benjamin C. Glassman

Benjamin C. Glassman is the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio

Benjamin C. Glassman was appointed the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio by the Attorney General on October 8, 2016, and he was reappointed to that position by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on February 4, 2017. An Assistant United States Attorney since 2005, Mr. Glassman had previously served as the district’s First Assistant, Appellate Chief, Acting Criminal Chief, Professional Responsibility Officer, Reentry and Prevention Coordinator, and, since March 2016, Acting United States Attorney. He has argued more than one hundred cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and has tried multiple cases to verdict. Mr. Glassman holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Rice University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School. He served as a law clerk for United States District Judge Susan J. Dlott and for United States Circuit Judge Ronald Lee Gilman, and he worked in private practice in Cincinnati before entering government service. Mr. Glassman has served on both the Terrorism and National Security and the Cyber/IP Subcommittees of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee and is a member of the Department of Justice’s Elder Justice Working Group, the interagency Domestic Terrorism Executive Committee, and the executive board of the Ohio High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.


History of United States Attorney

Updated November 29, 2017

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