June 15, 2017: Justin E. Herdman was nominated as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio on Monday, June 12, 2017. Herdman, of Ohio, is currently a partner at the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice group at Jones day. Before he joined Jones Day, Herman was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Cleveland, where he prosecuted terrorism cases and national security issues. He was previously an Assistant District Attorney in New York City from 2001 to 2005. Herdman received an M.Phil. at the University of Glasgow in 1998, and he received his law degree from the Harvard Law School in 2001.