15 Facts About Anne Milgram


Anne Milgram was born on December 1,1970, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.


Anne Milgram grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey, the daughter of Gail and William "Bill" Milgram.


Anne Milgram's mother was a professor at Rutgers University, and her father was an engineer.


Anne Milgram served as a congressional page while attending East Brunswick High School.


Anne Milgram earned her Master of Philosophy in social and political theory from Trinity Hall, Cambridge in 1993 and subsequently received her Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law in 1996.


Anne Milgram later worked in the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, where she served as the Special Litigation Counsel for Human Trafficking and led the department's human trafficking prosecutions.


Anne Milgram was counsel to Senator Jon Corzine during his final year in the United States Senate.


Anne Milgram became Acting Attorney General on September 1,2006, following the resignation of former Attorney General Zulima Farber.


From 2007 to 2010, Anne Milgram served as New Jersey's Attorney General.


In 2007, Anne Milgram announced a partnership with the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to allow New Jersey to trace the sources of illegal firearms through real-time electronic access to ATF's E-Trace system, a national database that lists a firearm's first purchaser, date of purchase, and the retailer from which the gun was purchased.


Anne Milgram led the creation, development and national implementation of a new pretrial risk assessment tool to provide judges with more information for when they decide whether to release or jail people who have been arrested.


In July 2017, Anne Milgram joined the law firm of Lowenstein Sandler as special counsel in the Tech Group and White Collar Criminal Defense practice.


Anne Milgram was a Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at New York University School of Law.


In 2020, as part of her work with the Criminal Justice Lab at New York University School of Law, Anne Milgram worked with the city of Indianapolis.


Anne Milgram was confirmed by the US Senate by Unanimous Consent on June 24,2021, and she was sworn in on June 28 by US Attorney General Merrick B Garland.