United States Attorney Thomas Kirsch II has resigned his position from the Department of Justice to assume the duties of a United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. He has served as U.S. Attorney since 2017.
During his tenure, Kirsch served as the chief federal law enforcement officer in the Northern District of Indiana, which includes 32 of the State’s 92 counties, with offices in Hammond, South Bend, and Forth Wayne.
Prior to becoming United States Attorney, Kirsch was a partner at the international law firm, Winston & Strawn LLP. Before that, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Indiana from 2001-2008. In 2006 and 2007, while on detail from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Kirsch served as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Policy in Washington, DC.
Kirsch received a B.A. in economics and political science from Indiana University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.