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Melanie Togman Sloan, American lawyer, former federal prosecutor. Bar: California 1991, District of Columbia 1992. Named one of The 100 Agents of Change, Rolling Stone magazine, 2009, Washington's Most Influential Women Lawyers, National Law Journal, 2010.


Sloan, Melanie Togman was born on December 16, 1965 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Leonard Seymour and Barbara (Kaufman) Togman.


Bachelor in English, University Chicago, 1987. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1991.


Student attorney Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, Chicago, 1988-1991. Associate Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, Los Angeles, 1991-1992, Howrey & Simon, Washington, 1992-1993. Nominations counsel United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 1993-1994.

Counsel United States House Subcommittee on Crime & Criminal Justice, 1994-1995. Minority counsel United States House Judiciary Committee, 1995—1998. Assistant United States attorney District of Columbia United States Department Justice, 1998—2003.

Founder, executive director Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW), Washington, since 2003.


  • Bar: California 1991, District of Columbia 1992.


Leonard Seymour Togman

Barbara (Kaufman) Togman