United States Attorney Matthew Schneider Resigns

United States Attorney Matthew Schneider Resigns

United States Attorney Matthew Schneider Resigns

DETROIT (STL.News) United States Attorney Matthew Schneider submitted his resignation letter to President Biden yesterday shortly after the President was sworn into office.  Schneider’s last day as the United States Attorney will be February 1, 2021.  After his resignation, he will immediately join a private law firm based in Detroit.

“It has been the honor of my lifetime to serve the people of Eastern Michigan, alongside the incredibly hard-working team at the U.S. Attorney’s Office,” Schneider said.  “In the last three years, this team has overcome tremendous challenges, from the longest federal government shutdown in American history, to an enormous rise in violent crime, the greatest increase in civil unrest since 1967, and a global pandemic.  Through it all, the lawyers and support staff of this office have faithfully enforced the law, supported our law enforcement partners, and protected our fellow citizens, and I could not be more proud of the work that they have accomplished.”

Schneider continued: “I’m extremely pleased to leave this office in the hands of one of the finest federal prosecutors I’ve ever known, Saima Mohsin.  Saima is a dynamic trial lawyer and a talented manager. 

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