PHILADELPHIA, June 15, 2018: Morgan Lewis partner Zane Memeger has been honored by Common Cause Pennsylvania with a 2018 Public Service Achievement Award recognizing his efforts as US Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 2010-2016.
As the top federal prosecutor in the Philadelphia region, Mr. Memeger led an office of 130 lawyers who investigated and prosecuted cases involving official corruption, government and financial fraud, violent crime, narcotics, and other federal offenses, as well as litigated civil cases on behalf of the United States, in one of the nation’s largest districts.
At Morgan Lewis, Mr. Memeger handles a wide variety of litigation matters, including government investigations, internal investigations, and white collar matters involving major representations across all industries. He was a partner at Morgan Lewis from 2006 to 2010, before his confirmation as President Barack Obama’s appointee to the US attorney’s post. He began his legal career as a litigation associate with Morgan Lewis before becoming an assistant US attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, a position he held from 1995 to 2006.
For his dedication to public service and to fairness in the application of the law, Mr. Memeger has won numerous honors from organizations such as the Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia, Peace Islands Institute, Citizens Crime Commission for the Delaware Valley, and the NAACP. He received his ¬Public Service Achievement Award from Common Cause Pennsylvania during a ceremony in Philadelphia on June 12.