Brian Stretch serves as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of California. Prior to his current position Mr. Stretch served as the First Assistant United States Attorney for five years. From 2007 to 2010, he served as Chief of the Criminal Division. Mr. Stretch joined the United States Attorney’s Office in 1999 and has worked in the Oakland Branch Office, the Organized Crime Strike Force, the Anti-terrorism Unit, and the Securities Fraud Unit. In 2003 and 2004, Mr. Stretch was Chief of the Major Crimes Unit in the San Francisco Office. In 2005, he served as Chief of the Oakland Branch Office, and then returned to the San Francisco Office to serve as the Senior Litigation Counsel in the Criminal Division. Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Mr. Stretch was a Deputy District Attorney in the Marin County District Attorney’s Office. Upon graduated from law school, Mr. Stretch served as a judicial clerk to the San Francisco Superior Court. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Stretch taught and coached at St. Ignatius College Preparatory. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Georgetown University Law Center.