The Massachusetts U.S. Attorney filled several top posts in her office, the Boston Business Journal reported last night.
U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, who was sworn in last November, named leaders to the Boston-based office’s criminal division and major crimes unit, according to the Journal. She also named an Assistant U.S. Attorney to the recently created counsel to the U.S. Attorney post, the publication said.
According to the Journal, the new leaders are:
- James F. Lang, who will lead the office’s criminal division. He previously served as the acting deputy chief of the criminal division. Lang has been with the office since 1993.
- John T. McNeil, who will be the deputy chief of the criminal division. He previously was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the office’s public corruption and special prosecutions unit. McNeil joined the office in 1999.
- Nadine Pellegrini, who will lead the major crimes unit. She previously served as the acting head of the unit. Pellegrini has been with the office since 1991.
- James B. Farmer, who will be the counsel to the U.S. Attorney. He will also continue to lead the office’s anti-terrorism and national security unit. Farmer joined the office in 1985.