Bruce G. Ohr
Counselor for Transnational Organized Crime and International Affairs, Criminal Division, Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
A.B., J.D., Harvard
A.B. Harvard College cum laude in physics, J.D. Harvard magna cum laude. Professor Ohr has been a prosecutor at the Department of Justice since 1991....Continue Reading
A.B. Harvard College cum laude in physics, J.D. Harvard magna cum laude. Professor Ohr has been a prosecutor at the Department of Justice since 1991. Prior to becoming the Counselor for Transnational Organized Crime and International Affairs in the Criminal Division in June 2011 he served as Chief of the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section from 1999 through May 2011. Professor Ohr was an Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York from 1991 to 1999, and was Chief of the Violent Gangs Unit in that Office from 1998 to 1999. His experience at the Department includes prosecuting a wide variety of cases from white collar and securities fraud to domestic and transnational organized crime, narcotics and gangs, and developing policy in areas ranging from combating organized crime and investigative agency oversight to international law enforcement. Professor Ohr was an associate at the San Francisco law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe from 1988 through 1991, and clerked for the Honorable Spottswood W. Robinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1987 to 1988.