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Neil H. MacBride


Neil H. MacBride currently serves as General Counsel of the Department of Treasury. MacBride serves as the chief legal officer of the Department and the principal legal advisor to the Secretary of Treasury and senior leaders on a wide range of issues relating to domestic finance, terrorism finance, financial crimes enforcement, and international economic affairs. MacBride previously served as a litigation partner at the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell. Before entering private practice, MacBride spent more than 15 years as a government official focusing on law enforcement, national security, financial enforcement, and complex civil litigation matters. He served in the Obama-Biden Administration, first as an Associate Deputy Attorney General and then as the Senate-confirmed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia overseeing all criminal enforcement and civil litigation on behalf of the United States. MacBride earlier served as Chief Counsel to then-Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., on the Senate Judiciary Committee and as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Earlier in his career, MacBride served as General Counsel to the Business Software Alliance, in private practice at a Washington, D.C. law firm, and clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Henry Morgan of the Eastern District of Virginia.  He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law and Houghton College. MacBride lives in Northern Virginia with his wife Christina Jackson MacBride and their three children.