Federal prosecutor Schneider resigns as Trump leaves office, will join private law firm based in Detroit

Saima Mohsin will serve as acting US Attorney

Matthew Schneider (United State's Attorney's Office)

DETROITUnited States Attorney Matthew Schneider announced on Thursday that he has resigned from his position.

Schneider submitted his resignation letter to President Joe Biden shortly after Biden was sworn into office on Wednesday. His last day will be on Feb. 1. He will be joining a private law firm based in Detroit.

Schneider will be joining Honigman as a partner and co-leader of Honigman’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice as well as a member of the Government Relations and Regulatory Practice. Honigman LLP is a business law firm with more than 60 practice areas. It is headquartered in Detroit.

Saima Mohsin will be assuming the position of Acting United States Attorney. Mohsin has served as the First Assistant United States Attorney since March 2018.

Mohsin is a career prosecutor who has served in the U.S. Attorney’s Office since 2002. Before that, she served as a Deputy New Jersey Attorney General and Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan.

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