B.A., Miami of Ohio, J.D., cum laude, Georgetown. Professor Connor is the Chief of the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS) of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. As Chief of the Section, Professor Connor is responsible for, among other things, exercising nationwide supervisory authority over DOJ’s money laundering program, supervising investigations and prosecutions of financial institutions for Bank Secrecy Act, sanctions, and money laundering violations. She also helps oversee the Departments’ Asset Forfeiture Program, including setting nationwide policies.

Professor Connor has been a criminal prosecutor for over 23 years serving as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1999 to 2015, including as the Chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section and Deputy Chief of the Federal Major Crimes Section. Professor Connor has tried over 50 bench/jury trials during her tenure in both D.C. Superior Court and District Court. Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Professor Connor was a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and was a litigation associate for two years in private practice in Washington, D.C.