THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Bridgeport, Connecticut) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release March 10, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES STEPHEN C. ROBINSON AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT
The President today announced his intent to nominate Stephen C. Robinson to serve as United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Mr. Stephen C. Robinson, of New Haven, Connecticut, is currently Chief Compliance Officer with Aetna U.S. Healthcare, and previously served as Counsel to Aetna's Compliance, Internal Audit, and Corporate Security Units. Prior to joining Aetna in 1996, Mr. Robinson was Principal Deputy General Counsel and Special Assistant to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1994 to 1996. His responsibilities included counter-terrorism and counter-espionage policy and FBI undercover investigation proposals. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Robinson was Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Kroll Associates. He was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York from 1987 until 1991, where he served on the United States's Security and Commodities Fraud Task Force in the Narcotics Unit. Previously, he worked at two New York law firms and was an adjunct professor at New York Law School. He currently serves as an instructor in trial practice at Yale Law School.
Mr. Robinson received a B.A. degree from Cornell University and a J.D. degree from Cornell Law School.
United States Attorneys are the chief federal prosecutors and law enforcement officers for the 94 federal judicial districts. They have principal responsibility for the prosecution of federal matters in their district.