WASHINGTON—Today, the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) released a statement of congratulations following the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General. The Senate voted to confirm Lynch 56-43.
“We congratulate Loretta on her confirmation,” said Elizabeth G. Taylor, NHeLP executive director. “Loretta is a respected leader with a wealth of legal expertise and a passion for public service that we have no doubt she will bring to the office of Attorney General.”
Lynch most recently served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York where she oversaw all federal criminal and civil investigations and cases in Brooklyn, Staten Island, along with Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island. Lynch has been practicing law for over twenty years and began her career in the Eastern District. She previously served as U.S. Attorney during the Clinton administration for the same district.