Mimi Rocah

  • Distinguished Fellow in Criminal Justice
Preston 204


BA, magna cum laude, Harvard University
JD, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif , New York University School of Law


For media inquiries, contact:

Rex Bossert
Assistant Dean for External Affairs
(914) 330-1879

Media inquiries concerning Mimi Rocah's District Attorney campaign should be sent to Daniele de Groot, daniele@redhorsestrategies.com​ or Jin Whang, press@mimirocahforda.com.

Ms. Rocah recently served as Haub Law’s Distinguished Fellow in Criminal Justice and was a Legal Analyst for MSNBC and NBC News in 2017 through 2019.

Prior to her time at Haub Law, Ms. Rocah was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York for 16 1/2 years, five of which she was Chief of the Westchester office for the Department of Justice under President Obama, and before that Chief of the Organized Crime & Racketeering unit, as well as Chief of the General Crimes and Narcotics Units. As a prosecutor, Ms. Rocah received numerous Department of Justice awards including the 2016 Women In Federal Law Enforcement Leadership Award. Before joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Ms. Rocah clerked for the Honorable John Gleeson, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the Honorable Chester J. Straub, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She also worked as a litigation associate at the law firm Cravath, Swain and Moore. Ms. Rocah graduated from New York University School of Law, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif in 1997, and with a BA in American History, magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1992.