Nicholas Ganjei is the Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Mr. Ganjei is a career federal prosecutor who has dedicated his professional life to public service. Mr. Ganjei joined the Department of Justice in 2008 as an Assistant United States Attorney and, until recently, investigated and prosecuted fraud, public corruption, and other white collar matters. Prior to this, Mr. Ganjei prosecuted organized crime, narcotics, and human trafficking cases. Before joining the Department, Mr. Ganjei clerked for the Honorable Richard Allen Griffin of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and Ralph R. Erickson of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (previously of the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota). Mr. Ganjei has additionally taught on the subjects of civil, criminal, and constitutional law, at both the collegiate and law school level. Mr. Ganjei is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.