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Kelly Donovan, Chief Counsel

Since November 2012, Kelly Donovan has been the Executive Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice in the Office of the New York State Attorney General. She is responsible for overseeing the Criminal Division’s five bureaus, including Public Integrity, Criminal Prosecutions, Taxpayer Protection, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Organized Crime Task Force. She joined the New York State Attorney General’s Office in September 2011 as Chief of Criminal Investigations for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, overseeing and coordinating all of the division’s prosecutorial efforts statewide. Ms. Donovan previously served as First Deputy Inspector General in the New York State Office of the Inspector General where, beginning in 2007, she was responsible for investigations into misconduct, fraud and waste involving State agencies, public authorities and its employees. Ms. Donovan was also chairperson of the working group of the New York State Stimulus Oversight Panel. Prior to working with the Inspector General, Ms. Donovan was Deputy Chief of the Labor Racketeering Unit of the New York County District Attorney’s Office and a member of the Sex Crimes and Domestic Violence Units in its Trial Division which she joined in 1993. Ms. Donovan is member of the New York City Bar Association Committee on White Collar Crime and on the New York State Justice Task Force.  Ms. Donovan is a graduate of Boston College and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.

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