United States Attorney Robert K. Hur announced today that he will resign his position as the chief federal law enforcement officer for the District of Maryland. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland is one of the country’s largest and busiest, serving a population of more than six million. Mr. Hur will return to private law practice. Jonathan F. Lenzner, who has served as the First Assistant U.S. Attorney during Mr. Hur’s tenure, will become the Acting U.S. Attorney upon his departure. Mr. Hur took office on April 9, 2018. He tendered his resignation to the President and the Acting Attorney General today, and will conclude his service as United States Attorney on February 15, 2021. “I thank President Trump for appointing me as United States Attorney; Senators Cardin and Van Hollen for their support; Attorneys General Sessions and Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein for leading the Department of Justice during my service; and my law enforcement partners here in Maryland, including State’s Attorneys, police chiefs and sheriffs, and federal agency heads. I will always be grateful to have served as U.S. Attorney and helped further the Office’s proud legacy of pursuing justice with integrity, and without […]
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