Instructor Biography: Mimi Rocah
MIMI ROCAH is a legal analyst for NBC and MSNBC. She was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York from February 2001 until October 2017. As an AUSA, Rocah successfully prosecuted and tried numerous cases including several high profile organized crime cases. During her career in SDNY, Rocah held a number of leadership positions including Co-Chief of the White Plains Division from 2012 until she left. In addition to supervising cases in the White Plains Division, Rocah also served as primary liaison to law enforcement agencies and other prosecutorial offices on matters relating to the White Plains Division and coordinated and co-chaired multi-county task forces on specific issues such as human trafficking. 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. Rocah graduated from New York University School of Law, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif in 1997, and with a BA in American History, magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1992.