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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Isakson, Perdue Applaud Confirmation of Steven Grimberg

Grimberg will serve as federal judge for Georgia’s Northern District

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today applauded the Senate confirmation of Steven D. Grimberg of Atlanta to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta. The Senate approved his nomination by a vote of 75-18.

“Steven Grimberg has a distinguished record of upholding the law, and his deep knowledge of economic crimes and cybersecurity threats will serve him well on the federal bench,” said Isakson. “I’m glad the Senate has confirmed Steven to serve Georgia and the United States on the bench in the same district where he compiled an impressive record for the U.S. attorney’s office. I thank him for his past service and his continued willingness to serve.”

“Congratulations to Steven Grimberg on his confirmation to be a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Georgia,” said Perdue. “As a first-generation American and proud graduate of Emory University, Steven Grimberg has distinguished himself by spearheading the development of a cybercrime unit in Georgia to prosecute criminal organizations around the world. I’m confident Steven Grimberg will continue to serve Georgia with integrity in this new role, just as he has throughout his impressive legal career.”

Grimberg was nominated to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on April 4. Isakson introduced Grimberg at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 29. Perdue submitted testimony for the record. The committee voted 17-3 to send his nomination to the full Senate on June 13.

About Grimberg:
Grimberg is managing director and general counsel of the Atlanta office of Nardello & Co., LLC, a global investigations firm. Prior to this role, Grimberg served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Northern District of Georgia and was deputy chief of the economic crimes section in charge of investigating, prosecuting and supervising complex white-collar criminal cases. Grimberg also developed and led a cybercrime unit and served as the point of contact in the Atlanta metro area for all cyber-related threats and attacks with national security implications. Grimberg received numerous awards and recognitions during his tenure in public service, including the prestigious U.S. Department of Justice Director’s Award on two occasions, most recently in 2017. Grimberg also serves as an adjunct professor at Emory Law School, where he graduated with distinction in 1998. 

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