USA

Eurojust and the United States signed a Cooperation Agreement in November 2006, with the first Liaison Prosecutor taking up her duties in January 2012. Since his appointment in August 2021, Philip Mirrer-Singer is the Liaison Prosecutor for the United States.

In 2020, the U.S. Liaison Prosecutor was involved in 3 new cases and 21 coordination meetings.

Liaison Prosecutor

Philip Mirrer-Singer
Philip Mirrer-Singer

Liaison Prosecutor

Philip Mirrer-Singer has been appointed Liaison Prosecutor for the United States in August 2021. Concurrent with his appointment at Eurojust, Mr Mirrer-Singer serves as a Trial Attorney at the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Office of International Affairs, where he is a member of the Europe and Eurasia Team. Mr Mirrer-Singer has successfully handled numerous extradition and mutual legal assistance requests between the United States and European treaty partners. Prior to joining the Europe and Eurasia Team, Mr Mirrer-Singer was a prominent member of the Litigation and Legal Policy Team, where he litigated complex extradition proceedings throughout the United States.

Mr Mirrer-Singer has served each role with distinction, earning the well-deserved praise of prosecutors in the field and his colleagues at the Office of International Affairs, and his accomplishments have been widely recognised. Aside from his highly respected legal skills, Mr Mirrer-Singer has played a key leadership role during his tenure with the Office of International Affairs in the professional development of his colleagues and other staff through the establishment of highly successful mentoring and training programs. Before joining the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr Mirrer-Singer spent more than a decade practicing law in the litigation group of a global law firm where he worked on a broad range of matters.

Assistant to the Liaison Prosecutor

Richard ‘Rick’ Green is Assistant to the Liaison Prosecutor for the United States and cybercrime specialist prosecutor. He has been prosecuting crimes targeting computers, and crimes enabled by computer technology, since 1995. Prior to his appointment at Eurojust, Mr Green was a U.S. federal prosecutor with the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the United States Department of Justice for 14 years, where he prosecuted cases through trial and appeal. Prior to that, he was a federal prosecutor with the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS) of the United States Department of Justice for over nine years. In addition to his work at Eurojust and Europol, Mr Green chairs the G7 Lyon-Roma Group, High Tech Crime Subgroup.

Casework

  2017 2018 2019 2020
New cases (total)
- of which initiating
- of which participating
35
-
35
34
-
34
49
2
47
3
1
2
Coordination meetings (initiating and/or participating) 17 15 25 21
Coordination centres (organising and/or participating) - - - 2
Joint investigation teams (newly signed and/or ongoing) - - - -

Documents

06 November 2006|2006/00017|DOCUMENT
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