US Prosecutor and MSNBC Legal Analyst and Westchester County Attorney District Candidate Mimi Rocah stopped by the People Before Politics Radio Show, Sunday, January 26th to talk about why she is the candidate you should vote for Westchester DA.
About Mimi Rocah – Mimi Rocah is a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, serving from February 2001 until October 2017. As an AUSA, she was involved in the prosecution of organized crime, gun traffickers, corrupt public officials, narcotics dealers, sex traffickers, and child predators. In her role as Chief of the Westchester Division, Rocah also served as primary liaison with law enforcement agencies and other prosecutorial offices such as the Westchester DA’s Office and coordinated and co-chaired multi-county task forces on specific issues such as human trafficking and the opioid overdose epidemic. Rocah received numerous Department of Justice awards including the 2016 Women In Federal Law Enforcement Leadership Award.
Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Rocah clerked for the Honorable John Gleeson, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the Honorable Chester J. Straub, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She also worked as a litigation associate at the law firm Cravath, Swain and Moore.
Since 2017, Rocah has been Pace University School of Law’s Distinguished Fellow in Criminal Justice and a Legal Analyst for MSNBC and NBC News. She also served as the PTA School Safety Chair at her children’s elementary school and has organized and led numerous forums in Westchester on public corruption, sexual and domestic violence, and online child predators. She has been an active volunteer in Moms Demand Action, working to end gun violence, and My Sister’s Place, which helps victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.
Mimi graduated from New York University School of Law, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, and earned a B.A. in American History, magna cum laude, from Harvard University.
Mimi lives in Scarsdale with her husband, David, and their two children.