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[photo, Robert K. Hur, U.S. Attorney (Maryland)] ROBERT KYOUNG HUR, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland

U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland, April 9, 2018 to February 15, 2021 (Assistant U.S. Attorney, 2007-14). Resigned February 15, 2021.

Member, Governor's Council on Gangs and Violent Criminal Networks, 2018-21. Board of Regents, University System of Maryland, 2021-.

Chair, Asian-American Hate Crimes Work Group, 2021-.

Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 2017-18.

Counsel and Special Assistant, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 2003-05.


Born in New York, New York, 1973. Harvard College, A.B. (english & american literature), magna cum laude, 1995; Stanford University Law School, J.D., 2001 (executive editor, stanford law review). Law clerk to Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, U.S. Supreme Court, 2002-03, and Judge Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 2001-02. Admitted to California Bar, 2004; District of Columbia, Bar, 2006; Maryland Bar, 2011. Partner, King & Spalding, LLP, 2014-17 (associate, 2003-05). Board of Directors, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of District of Columbia, 2014-15, 2016-17 (nominations committee, 2015-17). Barrister, Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court. Distinguished Service Award, U.S. Attorney General, 2011. Influential Marylander, Daily Record, 2020.

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