Anne Milgram is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at NYU School of Law, where she is building a Criminal Justice Innovation Lab. Prior to joining NYU, she served as New Jersey’s attorney general, where she headed the 9,000-person Department of Law and Public Safety. As New Jersey’s chief law enforcement officer, she oversaw 21 prosecutors and approximately 30,000 law enforcement officers. She implemented a statewide program to improve public safety through prevention of crime, law enforcement reform, and re-entry initiatives. Anne also served as a member of the United States’ Attorney General’s Executive Working Group on Criminal Justice and as a co-chair of the National Association of Attorneys General Criminal Law Committee. Prior to becoming attorney general, Anne served as first assistant attorney general and, before that, was counsel to a United States senator. Anne also previously served as a federal prosecutor in the Criminal Section of the United States Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, prosecuting complex international sex trafficking, forced labor, domestic servitude, and hate crimes cases. In 2004, Anne became the lead federal prosecutor in the country for human trafficking crimes. She was also awarded the U.S. Department of Justice Special Commendation for Outstanding Service and the U.S. Department of Justice Director’s Award. Milgram also served previously as Vice President of Criminal Justice at the Laura & Arnold Foundation. She began her prosecution career as an assistant district attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Anne is a member of the Covenant House International Board of Directors. She received a BA in English and Political Science from Rutgers College, an MPhil in Social and Political Theory from the University of Cambridge, and her JD from New York University School of Law.