January 17, 2018
San Francisco, CA - The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA) congratulates Alex G. Tse on being named Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of California. Mr. Tse became the Acting United States Attorney on January 7, 2018, upon the resignation of Brian Stretch, in accordance with the Vacancy Reform Act.
Mr. Tse, who is an AABA member, served as the First Assistant United States Attorney since February 2016. Prior to that position, he served as the Chief of the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office from 2012 to 2015.
Mr. Tse began his career at two large law firms based in San Francisco. In 1994, he joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office as an AUSA in the Civil Division. In 2001, he was promoted to Deputy Civil Division Chief. Between 2006 and 2012, Mr. Tse worked at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. Mr. Tse is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Hastings College of the Law.
“AABA congratulates Alex Tse for his new role as Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California,” said Miriam Kim, Co-President of AABA. “As a veteran federal prosecutor, Mr. Tse has provided valuable support to AABA’s efforts to diversify the federal bar. We congratulate him on this opportunity to lead the U.S. Attorney’s Office.”