NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
CA Technologies Chief Litigator Richard Donoghue was appointed yesterday
as a United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. The
Eastern District encompasses three of the boroughs of New York City
(Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island), and Long Island (Nassau and
According to Attorney General Sessions, Donoghue has been appointed for
his "excellent prosecution skills and the temperament necessary to
succeed in this critical role."
As a native New Yorker and a twenty-year veteran prosecutor, Donoghue
joined CA in 2011. Prior to that he spent 12 years in the U.S. Justice
Department serving as a federal prosecutor where he investigated and
prosecuted a wide range of cases, including corporate fraud, public
corruption, racketeering, street gangs and narcotics. In his position as
Chief of the Criminal Division for the U.S. Attorney's Office in
Brooklyn, he supervised 120 lawyers and 60 support staff.
Donoghue succeeds Robert Capers. He was the popular choice by the White
House, among alumni of the office, local law enforcement officials and
Sen. Chuck Schumer.
"We are extremely proud that Rich has been nominated for this
prestigious post. He has been a highly respected member of our team, and
while at CA he distinguished himself managing our most critical
litigation matters. His integrity and dedication will serve the Eastern
District of New York well, protecting the community from the threat of
crime while defending the civil rights of the people," said Michael
Bisignano, CA's executive vice president and general counsel.
Rich received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from
Hofstra University and a Juris Doctor degree from St. John's University
School of Law.
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