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Having already poached talented assistant U.S. attorneys from across the country and three top lawyers from the San Francisco district attorney’s office, U.S. Attorney Kevin Ryan this week unveiled his latest trophy: a Latham & Watkins partner. Timothy Crudo, who until two weeks ago co-chaired the firm’s Bay Area litigation department, has signed on as a rookie prosecutor. Crudo will join the office’s well-regarded securities fraud unit. “One of my nephews is 5. He’s starting to get into Batman and Spiderman . . . and he said, ‘Hey Uncle Timmy, let’s go fight the bad guys,’” Crudo said. He thought it was an excellent idea. “I’m very excited about what’s going on here,” Crudo said. “You like to see the good guys get some help.” Crudo is one of about 20 new faces Ryan has brought into the office since he was sworn in. They include six assistants previously with different offices, the three former deputy DAs and a law school professor. Crudo said management at Latham was “very supportive . . . they saw it as a good opportunity for me as a person and a lawyer.” On Thursday, Ryan also announced the appointment of veteran assistant Sandra Teters to run the office’s Oakland branch. Teters is taking over for John Laettner, who is on leave while prosecuting a case in conjunction with the Alameda County district attorney’s office. Teters is a 20-year veteran of the office, with eight of those years spent in supervisory positions. Ryan touted his office’s diversity. “Because we are a visible office, it is important to me that the U.S. attorney’s office, and the management team in particular, represents a cross-section of our community,” he said in a statement. “I am proud to say that we have the most diverse, as well as the most talented, management team of any U.S. attorney’s office in the country.” Of the office’s 18 managers, 10 are women (four of whom are deputy chiefs) and seven are minorities. The civil, organized crime, white-collar and appellate divisions are all headed by women.

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