Liam Brennan

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Liam Brennan (@LBNewHaven) is the Inspector General in Hartford, Connecticut. A former federal prosecutor and legal aid attorney, he has served as the head of the Public Corruption Task Force in Connecticut, the executive director of the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center and a staff attorney for New Haven Legal Assistance. He was the lead attorney in the prosecution of former Connecticut Governor John G. Rowland, for which he received the Department of Justice’s Director’s Award. He spearheaded prosecutions against mortgage bond traders Michael Gramins and Ross Shapiro, hedge fund managers David Bryson and Bart Gutekunst, and debt collection executives Richard and Peter Pinto. He also prosecuted Magyar Telekom and Deutsche Telekom for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and executives from Enron Broadband Services for securities and wire fraud, among others. He has been a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and recurring guest on MSNBC. He currently serves on the Community Editorial Board of the Connecticut Mirror. In addition to Just Security, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Slate, Newsweek, the Hill, the Connecticut Mirror, and the New Haven Independent, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Yale Law School.

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