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Elie Honig (4 March 1975-) was the Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2004 to 2012 and the Assistant Attorney General from 2012 to 2018.

Biography

Elie Honig was born in Camden, New Jersey in 1975 and raised in Voorhees and Cherry Hill, the son of a lawyer and a social worker, and the grandson of Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivors. In 2000, he became an associate for Covington & Burling LLP and became Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York in April 2004. He took down 100 mobsters as a federal prosecutor, and he was promoted to Assistant Attorney General in 2012 and continued fighting the Mafia until 2018. In October 2018, he became a CNN legal analyst.

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