THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES AUDREY G. FLEISSIG AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
The President today announced his intent to nominate Audrey G. Fleissig to serve as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri.
Ms. Audrey G. Fleissig, of St. Louis, Missouri, is currently an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District's Criminal Division. Since 1991, Ms. Fleissig has handled a large number of crime cases, including many major bank fraud and bankruptcy fraud prosecutions. She also has extensive experience in civil and appellate litigation, and has tried financial fraud cases as well as other cases involving corporate, commercial, and securities issues in both federal and state courts. Before joining the United States Attorney's office, Ms. Fleissig was a litigation partner at Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage, now Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin. Ms. Fleissig is a member of the Illinois Bar, the Missouri Bar, and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Currently, Ms. Fleissig heads her office's Bankruptcy Fraud Coordination Group, serves on the Financial Fraud Task Force, and is a member of the Department of Justice's National Bankruptcy Fraud Working Group. Ms. Fleissig has served as an adjunct instructor for the Washington University School of Law, where she taught trial advocacy skills and pre-trial procedure.
Ms. Fleissig received her B.A. degree in 1976 from Carleton College, and her J.D. degree in 1980 from Washington University School of Law.
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.