This SJI Monday will explore the similarities and differences between local and federal prosecutors. Our speakers will be Ni Qian '14 of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and Emily Farber '11 of the Mahattan District Attorney's Office.
Ni Qian is an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. After graduating from CLS in 2014, Ni worked at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. She then completed two clerkships, first for Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, followed by a clerkship for Judge Julio Fuentes of the Third Circuit. She joined the U.S. Attorney’s office in November of 2018, and is currently assigned to the General Crimes unit.
Emily Farber graduated from CLS in 2011. After graduation she worked at the Manhattan DA’s Office, prosecuting everything from street crimes to sex crimes. She then worked as an AUSA in the Northern District of New York from 2014-2016, working on cases including tax evasion, child exploitation, immigration fraud, wire fraud and bank robberies. She then returned to the Manhattan DA's office in 2016 and worked in Public Corruption from 2016-2019, conducting long term investigations of corruption by police officers, corrections officer and city officials. This year she joined the Domestic Violence Unit, where she oversees junior ADAs and conducts her own investigations.
Cosponsored by the Criminal Justice Action Network (CJAN).
Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options will be available. If you have further dietary restrictions, email Diana Pedi at [email protected] at least two business days prior to the event, and we will do our best to accommodate them.