Michael Farbiarz


Michael Farbiarz served as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Law and Security, and at the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law. He was an Assistant United States Attorney for more than ten years, and, from 2009 to 2014, he supervised the country’s pre-eminent team of national security prosecutors, as the Co-Chief of the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Mr. Farbiarz worked at a New York law firm and served as a law clerk on the Second Circuit (for Judge Jose Cabranes) and in the Southern District of New York (for Chief Judge Michael Mukasey). Mr. Farbiarz received his law degree from Yale in 1999, and his undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1995.