Noah D. Bookbinder

Chief Counsel for Criminal Justice, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate
Noah BookbinderNoah Bookbinder serves as chief counsel for criminal justice to Senator Patrick Leahy on the Senate Judiciary Committee. In this position, he advises Senator Leahy on legislative issues including public corruption, criminal justice, detainee treatment and procedure, corrections, and juvenile justice. He also assists Senator Leahy in conducting oversight of the Department of Justice and evaluating judicial and executive nominations. He previously worked as a trial attorney for the Department of Justice's Public Integrity Section, where he investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of federal public corruption cases, ranging from bribery and contracting fraud to international immigration fraud schemes. He received a B.A. from Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford University and clerked for U.S. District Judge Douglas Woodlock in Boston, Massachusetts.


  • B.A., Yale University
  • J.D., Stanford University