Preet Bharara (pictured), the new U.S. attorney for the SDNY, today promoted several prosecutors in the office to key senior positions. Bharara was confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the office on August 7.
Reuters reports that Bharara’s promotions included the following attorneys:
- Boyd Johnson was named deputy U.S. attorney. He was previously chief of the office’s public corruption and international narcotics and trafficking units.
- Raymond Lohier was named chief of the criminal division’s securities and commodities fraud task force. He was previously deputy chief of that unit, and oversaw the narcotics unit.
- Daniel Stein was named chief of the criminal division’s public corruption unit. He previously worked in that unit as well as in the international narcotics trafficking unit.