Patricia Davies Selected to Lead Special Prosecutions Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office


DENVER (LAWFUEL) – United States Attorney Troy Eid announced today that Assistant United States Attorney Patricia Davies will head up the office’s Special Prosecutions Section. The position was vacated yesterday by Philip Brimmer, who was sworn in as a U.S. District Court Judge. Brimmer was sworn in by Chief Judge Edward Nottingham during a private ceremony. Prior to Brimmer’s departure, he met with Davies to ensure a smooth transition.

From March 1995 through December 1999, Davies was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Central District of California, where she prosecuted cases in the Public Corruption and Government Fraud Section. Davies joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado in January 2000, and subsequently worked in the Economic Crimes Section, where she was responsible for investigating and prosecuting a variety of white-collar crime, including cybercrime, mortgage fraud, securities violations, environmental crime, financial institution fraud, and other economic crimes. In October 2006, Davies joined the Special Prosecutions Section, where she worked as a cybercrime prosecution coordinator, as well investigating and prosecuting other complex criminal matters.

Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California, Davies was an associate at the law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue in Los Angeles, California.

Davies received a bachelor of arts degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a degree of juris doctor from the University of Chicago Law School.

“Patricia Davies is a national leader in prosecuting computer crime, and one of the most accomplished and ethical attorneys in Colorado,” said U.S. Attorney Troy Eid.

The Special Prosecutions Section is responsible for coordinating Project Safe Childhood child exploitation cases, as well as prison cases, capital cases, wildlife cases, identity theft cases, intellectual property cases, and cybercrime cases.

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