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Mr. Richard Sterling Moultrie Jr.

US Attorneys Office


Richard is the First Assistant U.S. Attorney. Previously he served as Chief of the Violent Crime & National Security Section and as a Deputy Chief in that section.  He also acted as the office’s Human Trafficking Coordinator and a member of the Hiring Committee. Richard has extensive experience handling complex, high-profile matters in federal court, including forced labor and domestic and international sex trafficking violations, and public corruption matters. He was the recipient of the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award in 2004 and the 2010 recipient of the Director’s Award for Superior Performance by a Criminal Trial Team. He is also a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Richard earned a B.A. in History from Morehouse College in 1988 and his J.D. from the University at Austin School of Law in 1991.