Michael Dreeben Ends DOJ Career

Michael R. Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor General for U.S. Department of Justice, is retiring from federal government service after 30 years and with a reputation as the Justice Department’s preeminent expert on criminal law.

“On behalf of the Office of the Solicitor General, I thank Michael for his many years of service to the Department. We wish him the best of luck in the next chapter of his career,” U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco said in a statement.

In 2016, Mr. Dreeben presented his 100th oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, the second person to reach this milestone.

UPDATE: In August, it was announceed that Mr. Dreeben will join Georgetown University Law Center as a distinguished lecturer in government for the 2019-20 academic year.

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