About the Speaker
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    Patrick Corbett
    Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Michigan

    A 1987 graduate of Notre Dame Law School, Corbett commenced employment as a lawyer working as a law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Horace Gilmore. From 1989-1999, he prosecuted a variety of federal crimes for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Detroit. Recruited by former Michigan Attorney General Jennifer Granholm, Corbett then served for 2 1/2 years as Deputy Chief of the High Tech Crime Unit, investigating and prosecuting Internet and computer-related crimes. From 2001-2014, Corbett served as a Professor of Law at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, teaching Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Cyber Crimes. In January 2015, Corbett returned to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Initially assigned to the Drug Task Force, Corbett is presently assigned to the White Collar Crime Unit to prosecute cybercrimes.