Judith S. Feigin
Retired, U. S. Department of Justice
Member, New York and California Bars
Legal Historian, Office of Special Investigations, Department of Justice
Sept. 1999 – May 2005
Reviewed tens of thousands of documents and interviewed dozens of people to obtain detailed history
of the Office of Special Investigations; wrote 600+ page report on U.S. efforts to identify, investigate,
denaturalize and deport individuals who took part in Nazi-sponsored acts of persecution
Deputy Chief, Department of Justice Campaign Finance Task Force Sept. 1997-Sept. 1999
Met weekly with the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General and other senior DOJ officials;
helped supervise approximately two dozen investigations; coordinated with U.S. Attorneys offices
on Task Force issues
Counsel to the Director, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys Jan. 1997-Sept. 1997
Ethics contact for Assistant U.S. Attorneys nationwide; helped establish electronic briefbank; worked
with the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee to review and revise policies within the Justice
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of California
Senior Legal Counsel & Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney Jan. 1994- Jan. 1997
Helped develop and revamp office policies and strategies; assisted U.S. Attorney in his work as head
of the Southwest Border Council and the Attorney General’s Special Representative for Southwest
Border Issues
Appellate Attorney (11 years); Trial Counsel (4% years)
Appellate Attorney, Department of Justice, Civil Division
Briefed and argued cases in all federal Circuit courts
Associate, Rosenman & Colin (New York)
Sept. 1978-Jan. 1994
July 1971- May 1978
Aug. 1970-May 1971
The Rule of Law at the Margin: Reinventing Prosecution Policy in the Southern District of California,
12 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 285 (1998) (co-authored with Alan D. B ers in, U.S. Attorney, Southern District
of California)
Comment, Right to Counsel – Alleged Incompetent Held Entitled to Counsel at Civil Commitment
Hearin , 43 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 1004 (1968)
Columns in the Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune, the San Diego Daily Transcript
New York University School of Law J.D. 1970
Member of Law Review
Newman Scholarship -for Achievement
Barnard College B.A. 1967