New U.S. attorney sworn in

Breon Peace, left, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, gets sworn in by U.S. Chief District Judge Margo Brodie.

Breon Peace, left, appointed U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York by President Biden, was sworn in Friday by U.S. Chief District Judge Margo Brodie in Brooklyn.

Peace had been a partner at the New York office of Cleary Gottlib Steen & Hamilton. He worked in the white collar defense and investigations and litigation groups.

The Eastern District handles all federal cases for Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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