Albert Blackwell Stieglitz, Jr.
Assistant Chief, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
A.B., Duke; J.D., University of Virginia
Mr. Stieglitz is an Assistant Chief in the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division, where he leads and supervises complex domestic...Continue Reading
Mr. Stieglitz is an Assistant Chief in the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division, where he leads and supervises complex domestic and international white-collar matters. Since joining the Department of Justice through the Attorney General's Honors Program in 2008, he has investigated and prosecuted violations of a wide variety of federal criminal statutes, including mail, wire, and securities fraud, money laundering, obstruction of justice, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. As a supervisor, he reviews and advises other Fraud Section attorneys on their charging decisions, pleadings, trial techniques, and uses of various investigative tools and tactics. He has litigated cases in federal district courts across the country, tried multiple federal criminal cases to verdict, and participated in multiple corporate criminal resolutions, including the May 2015 guilty pleas of JP Morgan Chase & Co., Barclays plc, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, and Citicorp, based on their deceptive sales practices and efforts to manipulate certain foreign currency benchmark rates.
Mr. Stieglitz received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Stieglitz clerked for The Honorable John G. Heyburn II of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, and was on the staff of United States Senator Mitch McConnell.