New US Liaison Prosecutor takes up duties at Eurojust

16 September 2021|NEWS

Mr Philip Mirrer-SingerMr Philip Mirrer-Singer has started as new Liaison Prosecutor (LP) for the United States at Eurojust. He replaces Ms Rachel Miller Yasser, who was appointed in August 2019. Concurrent with his duties as Liaison Prosecutor, Mr Mirrer-Singer will serve as Trial Attorney at the United States Department of Justice, where he is a member of the Europe and Eurasia Team.

The new LP for the United States has a longstanding career in the US legal profession, and as a member of the Europe and Eurasia Team, he has successfully handled numerous requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance with European treaty partners. Prior to this role, Mr Mirrer-Singer was a prominent member of the Litigation and Legal Policy Team, where he litigated complex extradition proceedings throughout the United States.

In the Department’s Office of International Affairs, he has also been involved in the establishment of mentoring and training programmes. 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, working on a broad range of international matters.

The new LP for the United States studied law at Duke University in North Carolina, United States, and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics & Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, and he obtained an International Baccalaureate diploma from the United Nations International School in New York.

Eurojust and the United States signed a cooperation agreement in 2006, with the first LP taking up duties in 2012. Currently, ten countries have LPs at Eurojust: Albania, Georgia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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