Peter Neronha Announces Leadership Team at RI US Attorney’s Office

United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha for the District of Rhode Island today announced the formation of the office leadership team:  First Assistant U.S. Attorney Kenneth P. Madden, Criminal Division Chief Stephen G. Dambruch, Civil Division Chief Michael P. Iannotti, Deputy Criminal Chief and Chief of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Adi Goldstein, and Senior Litigation Counsel Andrew J. Reich.

“I have worked closely with each of these individuals for many years, some for over a decade,” U.S. Attorney Neronha said.  “All of them are talented, dedicated, seasoned professionals, who are well prepared to serve the citizens of Rhode Island.  They have my complete confidence, and I look forward to working with them as we pursue the mission of the United States Attorney’s Office.”

Kenneth P. Madden has been an Assistant U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island since January 1986, serving at various times as Lead Attorney for the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, Organized Crime Strike Force Chief, First Assistant U.S. Attorney, and Senior Litigation Counsel.  From 1978 until January 1986, he was a Special Assistant Rhode Island Attorney General and an Assistant Rhode Island Attorney General.  Mr. Madden is a 1972 graduate of Providence College and received his law degree from St. John’s University in 1975.

Andrew J. Reich has been an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island since 1995.  From 1976 to 1982, he was a Trial Attorney with the Public Integrity Section of the Department of Justice.  From 1982 to 1995, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Florida and in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Reich is a 1971 graduate of the University of Wisconsin and received his law degree from Georgetown University in 1974.

Stephen G. Dambruch became an Assistant U.S. Attorney in 2004, and was appointed Chief of the Criminal Division in 2007.  In 2006, the Department of Justice sent him on a ten-month detail to Iraq, where he was part of a team that provided legal assistance to the Iraqi High Tribunal in its investigation and prosecution of crimes committed under the regime of Saddam Hussein.  From 1987 to 2003, he was a Special Assistant and later an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Rhode Island.  Mr. Dambruch is a 1982 graduate of Providence College and a 1985 graduate of Boston College Law School.

Michael P. Iannotti was appointed an Assistant U.S. Attorney in January 1984, and has served as supervisor of the Financial Litigation Unit, coordinator of the Asset Forfeiture Program, and the principal attorney in charge of bankruptcy litigation.  From May 2007 to September 2009, Assistant U.S. Attorney Iannotti was the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Coordinator in the Executive Office for United States Attorneys in Washington, D.C., where he coordinated policy and resources for the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering programs for U.S. Attorney’s offices.  He graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1978 with a B.A. in Political Science, and received his law degree from the New England School of Law in 1983.

Adi K. Goldstein was appointed an Assistant U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island in 2002.  Prior to that, she was an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Goldstein has prosecuted international drug smuggling cases, firearms offenses, and complex health care fraud, money laundering, and white collar crime matters.  She is a 1995 graduate of Harvard College and received her law degree from Columbia Law School in 1999.  Following her graduation from law school, she served as a law clerk for Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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One response to “Peter Neronha Announces Leadership Team at RI US Attorney’s Office

  1. GREAT CHOICES!!
    I don’t know Goldstein and maybe met Reich once or twice,but the other three are top notch professional prosecutors.I don’t know Peter Neronha at all,but this selection gives me great confidence in the direction the office will take under his stewardship.

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