Former federal prosecutor and ex-litigator Patricia Astorga is taking over as the general counsel at the Mintz Group, a New York-based due diligence and investigations firm, which works closely with in-house leaders on risk and compliance matters. 

Astorga most recently served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey and the Western District of New York. She prosecuted an array of cases, including health care fraud, organized crime, money laundering and human trafficking.