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Preet Bharara

Preet Bharara, Indian federal prosecutor. Named South Asian Lawyer of Year, North America South Asian Bar Association, 2007.

Background

  • Bharara, Preet was born in 1968 in India. Naturalized.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1990. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1993.

    Career

    • Litig. associate Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 1993—1996, Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, 1996—2000. Assistant United States attorney (southern district) New York United States Department Justice, 2000—2005, United States attorney, since 2009. Chief counsel to Senator Charles Schumer United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 2005—2009.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Preet Bharara
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    Born 1968
    (age 49)
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