THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES FAITH S. HOCHBERG AS U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY The President today nominated Faith S. Hochberg as the United
States Attorney for the District of New Jersey.
"Faith Hochberg's legal skills and dedication to law enforcement make her an excellent candidate for this position and will serve the state of New Jersey well," the President said.
Currently, Ms. Hochberg is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Law Enforcement, responsible for policy and oversight of the Treasury's law enforcement bureaus, including the United States Secret Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the United States Customs Service. Prior to taking that position, she was the Senior Deputy Chief Counsel at the United States Treasury Department, Office of Thrift Supervision. She had been a litigation partner in the firm of Cole, Schotz, Bernstein, Meisel and Forman. She also headed the securities and fraud section of the United States Attorney's Office in the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Hochberg graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University in 1972 and magna cum laude with a J.D. from Harvard Law School.