Analysis

3 Names To Watch As Biden Mulls Next SDNY Top Prosecutor

Law360, New York (February 10, 2021, 5:41 PM EST) -- President Joe Biden is ramping up the process of choosing new top federal prosecutors across the country, and while he may not rush to replace Manhattan U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss, lawyers have their eye on a handful of her potential successors.

The application process to helm the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, a process that court-watchers say is active and includes a large pool of candidates, comes as the Biden administration begins the work of replacing U.S. attorneys appointed by former President Donald Trump, who have all been asked to step down.

But the president may not hurry...

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