Brian K. Delaney served as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Michigan from March 17, 2007 until April 14, 2007 after United States Attorney Margaret Chiara resigned on March 16, 2007. Mr. Delaney was succeeded by Mr. Charles R. Gross on April 15, 2007.
Mr. Delaney has served as Criminal Chief in the Western District of Michigan since January 2006 and has served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the district since October 1989. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Delaney served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from November 1983 to October 1989. As a Special Agent with the FBI, Mr. Delaney served in various capacities, including as a Field Agent in the Dallas and Washington Field Offices. In 1986, he was detailed to serve as an attorney–investigator for the Office of the Independent Counsel under Judge Lawrence Walsh. In 1987, Mr. Delaney served as a Special Agent Attorney assigned to the Legal Counsel Division at FBI Headquarters, where he provided legal oversight of the FBI’s criminal and civil forfeiture programs. From August 1982 to August 1983, he was in private practice at the Chicago firm of Stone, Pogrund, and Korey.
Mr. Delaney graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle with a degree in Criminal Justice and received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law.
After Mr. Delaney's interim term as United States Attorney was completed on April 14, 2007, Mr. Delaney continued to work as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Michigan until he transferred to the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California October 5, 2013.