Sammi Malek is an Assistant United States Attorney in the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF)/Narcotics Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, where she primarily prosecutes violations of federal narcotics laws. Prior to joining the USAO, Sammi was a partner with the law firm of BakerHostetler in New York City, where she practiced as a commercial litigator and white collar defense attorney. Over the course of her career in the private sector, Sammi represented both individual and corporate clients in federal and state courts, as well as in connection with investigations by various governmental entities, including the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Her practice areas included complex commercial disputes, white collar crime, accounting fraud, securities, governmental investigations, compliance, corporate governance, and misappropriation of trade secrets. A class of 2002 graduate of NYU Law School, Sammi has been an active member of the bar of the State of New York and the Second Circuit where she is admitted to practice. She formerly served as the Treasurer on the board of the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation, and as the Membership Chair of the Iranian American Bar Association. She currently serves as a Director on the board of the Federal Bar Foundation and is a member of the Federal Bar Council Inn of Court.