Monty Wilkinson was appointed Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) by former Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., on March 29, 2014. The Executive Office, created in 1953, provides general guidance and support to the 94 United States Attorneys' offices and their 10,000-plus employees.
Prior to being appointed Director, Mr. Wilkinson served as the Principal Deputy Director and Chief of Staff of EOUSA. He previously served as Counselor and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Attorney General, and as Associate Deputy Attorney General. He also held senior management positions for nearly a decade in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Mr. Wilkinson started his career at the Department of Justice as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division, serving in the Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section and the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section.
Mr. Wilkinson is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Georgetown University Law Center. He is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Award, a United States Attorney’s Office Distinguished Service Award, and the Attorney General’s Mary C. Lawton Lifetime Service Award.