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Mylan Denerstein

Mylan L. Denerstein was appointed to be the Federal Monitor in January 2022.  She has always been committed to public service.  She is currently a litigation partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, and is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Public Policy Practice Group.  Mylan also serves as the Chair of the Firm’s Global Diversity Committee and as the Co-Partner in Charge of the New York office.  She was previously a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  In private practice, Mylan leads complex criminal and civil cases and internal investigations.  She represents a variety of companies facing challenging legal issues.  Mylan is known for her problem-solving abilities and practical approach.  

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mylan served in a variety of government roles, including as Counsel to the New York State Governor, as an Executive Deputy Attorney General in the New York Attorney General’s Office, as Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs for the New York City Fire Department, and as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, including as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division.  Mylan is an active member in numerous bar associations, serves on the boards of several non-profits, and is a member of multiple committees relating to the judiciary.  Mylan has been recognized for her commitment to public service and her professional accomplishments.  Mylan grew up in New York City and graduated from Columbia Law School.