Atlantic Legal Foundation 2016 honoree: former US Attorney General, Michael Mukasey


The Honorable Michael Mukasey will receive a lifetime achievement award at Atlantic Legal Foundation’s 2016 annual dinner on Dec. 1, 2016. More information here.
Michael B. Mukasey served as the 81st Attorney General of the United States, the nation’s chief law enforcement officer, from November 2007 to January 2009. During that time, he oversaw the U.S. Justice Department and advised on critical issues of domestic and international law. From 1988 to 2006, he served as a district judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, becoming chief judge in 2000. In February 2009, Judge Mukasey joined the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where he is of counsel in the litigation department and focuses his practice primarily on internal investigations, independent board reviews and corporate governance.