September 15, 2020: Antionette T. Bacon was recently named the Acting US Attorney for the Northern District of New York. She succeeds Grant C. Jaquith in the position. Ms. Bacon is a career federal prosecutor, who has served in several roles within the Department of Justice. Prior to her current position, she served as the National Elder Justice Coordinator and Associate Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General. She has also previously worked as the National White Collar Crime Coordinator in the Executive office for United States Attorneys and Senior Litigation Counsel in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio. s. Bacon has a B.A. in Communications, Law, Economics and Government from American University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.