RECIPIENTS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S 52ND ANNUAL AWARDS THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE This

is the Department=s highest award for employee performance, accompanied by a cash award of $6,000. Two Exceptional Service Awards are presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Highly Sensitive Investigation Mark J. Huber James S. Kendall Roger A. Fowler Robert Miranda Deborah L. Trickey Special Agents Sean M. Joyce Supervisory Special Agent Dallas Division Aubrey B. Farrar, Sr. Supervisory Special Agent Angel A. Burnette Rebecca S. Tait-Sleeter Intelligence Analysts Arthur M. Cummings, II Section Chief Joseph M. Demarest, Jr. Assistant Section Chief Counterterrorism Division Michael J. Heimbach Assistant Special Agent in Charge Washington Field Office Federal Bureau of Investigation Investigation of La Cosa Nostra and the Winter Hill Gang Fred M. Wyshak, Jr. Brian T. Kelly Samuel W. Buell Colin G.K. Owyang Richard L. Hoffman James D. Herbert Assistant U.S. Attorneys District of Massachusetts

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John H. Durham Leonard C. Boyle Assistant U.S. Attorneys District of Connecticut Cynthia Shepherd Torg Trial Attorney Organized Crime and Racketeering Section Criminal Division Daniel M. Doherty Special Agent New England Field Division Drug Enforcement Administration Thomas J. Foley Colonel Thomas B. Duffy Major Stephen P. Johnson Lieutenant Massachusetts State Police David J. Lazarus Sandra J. Lemansky Special Agents Boston Field Office Internal Revenue Service U.S. Department of the Treasury THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL HEROISM This award, to be accompanied by a cash award of $5,000, recognizes an extraordinary act of courage and voluntary risk of life during the performance of official duties. One Exceptional Heroism Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Heroism in a drug investigation Tyler J. Kruse Special Agent Omaha District Office St. Louis Division Drug Enforcement Administration

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THE MARY C. LAWTON LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD This award recognizes employees who have served at least 20 years in the Department and who have demonstrated high standards of excellence and dedication throughout their careers. This award is presented only in exceptional circumstances to those individuals of special merit and is not awarded to express general appreciation for tenure alone. This award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Mary C. Lawton Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Career legal accomplishments Dennis P. Kissane Assistant U.S. Attorney Western District of Pennsylvania

THE WILLIAM FRENCH SMITH AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO COOPERATIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT The William French Smith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Cooperative Law Enforcement is an honorary award granted to recognize State and local law enforcement officials who have made significant contributions to cooperative law enforcement endeavors. No monetary recognition accompanies this award. One William French Smith Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Service on the Chicago Joint Terrorism Task Force Fred Ronald Wheat Sergeant Chicago Police Department Chicago, Illinois

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR MERITORIOUS PUBLIC SERVICE This award is the top public service award granted by the Department and is designed to recognize the most significant contributions of citizens and organizations who have assisted the Department in the accomplishment of its mission and objectives. No monetary recognition accompanies the award. One Meritorious Public Service Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Meritorious Public Service Janak Dhabuwala Manager, Quality Inn 3

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE This is the Department=s second highest award for employee performance, accompanied by a cash award of $3,500. Thirteen Distinguished Service Awards will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Combating and dismantling the Iraqi Intelligence Service Mark P. Colgan Unit Chief Counterintelligence Division Khaimraj Y. Bhagwandin Patrick S. Carnahan Charles E. Berger Amy M. Kaskel Kathy Lynn Koenig Duane K. Kuizema Mark E. Munster Nicholas Panagakos Kevin G. Riordan Dina M. Thompson Ian B. Vabnick Special Agents Elizabeth Gallagher Supervisory Special Agent New York Field Office Shawn W. Stroud Supervisory Senior Resident Agent Kansas City Office Christine Ungar Intelligence Analyst Counterterrorism Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Efforts of the ENRD Missouri River Trial Team Fred R. Disheroon Special Litigation Counsel Caroline Blanco Trial Attorney General Litigation Section Seth M. Barsky Assistant Chief James A. Maysonett Adam D. Issenberg 5

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Jimmy A. Rodriguez Trial Attorneys Wildlife and Marine Resources Section Andrew C. Mergen Assistant Chief Robert H. Oakley Trial Attorney Appellate Section Daniel W. Pinkston Trial Attorney Environmental Defense Section Paul S. Weiland Trial Attorney Law and Policy Section Environment and Natural Resources Division Joan D. Humes David G. Wilhelm Assistant U.S. Attorneys District of Minnesota AWARD: RECIPIENT: Heroism in the arrest of a notorious drug dealer Paris A. Gillette Special Agent Chattanooga Field Office Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Foreign litigation expertise and the 17 November prosecutions Paul M. Herrup Trial Attorney Office of Foreign Litigation Commercial Litigation Branch Civil Division Management of litigation Joseph H. Hunt Director Federal Programs Branch Civil Division Prevented a hostage situation at FCI Greenville Robert M. Jackson Teacher 6

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Federal Correctional Institution Greenville, Illinois Federal Bureau of Prisons Efforts of the Philadelphia Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force Dennis M. Matulewicz Chief Deputy Robert Douglas Denney Stephen Quinn John J. Patrignani Supervisory Deputies William J. Plitt, Jr. Supervisory Inspector Kanti Somani Dennis T. O=Brien Robert K. Kurtz Senior Criminal Investigators Michael A. Garwood Senior Inspector Patricia E. Polichetti Intelligence Analyst Eastern District of Pennsylvania U.S. Marshals Service Countering abusive tax shelters Deborah S. Meland Assistant Section Chief John A. Lindquist, III Trial Attorney Civil Trial Section, Northern Region Stuart D. Gibson Trial Attorney Civil Trial Section, Eastern Region Frank P. Cihlar Reviewer Appellate Section Tax Division Representing the U.S. before the Supreme Court Patricia A. Millett Assistant to the Solicitor General Office of the Solicitor General Investigation and conviction of Dwight D. York 7

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Richard S. Moultrie, Jr. Assistant U.S. Attorney Middle District of Georgia Stephanie D. Thacker Trial Attorney Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section Criminal Division Jalaine G. Ward Joan J. Cronier Special Agents Atlanta Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Howard R. Sills Sheriff Putnam County, Georgia Career contributions to the USAO NDNY Joseph A. Pavone First Assistant U.S. Attorney Northern District of New York Cases resulting from Operation Millennium Edward R. Ryan Assistant U.S. Attorney Western District of North Carolina Ricardo A. Del Toro Emily M. Smachetti Richard D. Gregorie Assistant U.S. Attorneys Southern District of Florida Glenn C. Alexander Trial Attorney Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section Criminal Division JPATS response during an aircraft emergency Lawrence C. Yeo Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Betti Michelle Lentz Kimberly A. Heath Brooks P. Howard Aviation Enforcement Officers Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System U.S. Marshals Service 8

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT This award, accompanied by a cash award of $3,000, recognizes outstanding professional achievements by law enforcement officers of the Department. Two Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Illegal firearms trafficking investigation Pamela J. Bradley Special Agent Miami Field Division Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Investigation and arrests which reduced methamphetamine Gregory V. Conners James A. Gomez Scott R. Pagel Special Agents Los Angeles Division James L. Jones Joseph B. Schihl Special Agents Chicago Division James J. Loring Special Agent Canada Country Office B Ottawa Debra A. Lynch Special Agent Detroit Division James M. McGill Special Agent New Orleans Division Michael D. Menzer Special Agent New York Division Drug Enforcement Administration Carlos Robles Task Force Agent San Bernardino Sheriff=s Department San Bernardino, California Jerry V. Hall Task Force Agent Birmingham Police Department Birmingham, Alabama

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Daniel J. Foley Task Force Agent Oak Lawn Police Department Oak Lawn, Illinois THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MANAGEMENT This award recognizes outstanding administrative or managerial achievements which have significantly improved operations, productivity, or reduced costs. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000. One Excellence in Management Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Contributions to the Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program Deana M.C. Willis Assistant Director Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY This award recognizes outstanding achievements in applying information technology to improve operations and productivity, reduce or avoid costs, and solve problems. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000. One Excellence in Information Technology Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Efforts of OJP=s Information Technology Upgrade Team Roy E. Blocher Robert J. Pietropaoli Supervisory Information Technology Specialists Dewey F. Bullard, Jr. Herbert L. Cares, Jr. Donna M. Kucia Lawrence U. Laws, Jr. Betty A. Layne Joseph E. Malloy Sonya D. Marbury Mahendra S. Patel Michael F. Quinn Jae H. Shim Jonathan Washington Information Technology Specialists Jay W. Hoover Web Manager

David L. Zeppieri Chief Information Officer Office of the Chief Information Officer Office of Justice Programs THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FURTHERING THE INTERESTS OF U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY This award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions towards protecting U.S. national security. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000. Recognition is honorary in nature for non-career employees during election years. One Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S. National Security Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S. National Security Patrick F. Philbin Associate Deputy Attorney General Office of the Deputy Attorney General Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S. National Security Rachel L. Brand Deputy Assistant Attorney General Office of Legal Counsel

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY This is the Department=s highest award for performance in support of the Equal Employment Opportunity program, accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Equal Employment Opportunity Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Equal Employment Opportunity Program Management Debra L. Salters Education Specialist Federal Correctional Institution Florence, Colorado Federal Bureau of Prisons

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEGAL SUPPORT

This award is designed to recognize outstanding achievements in the field of legal support to attorneys by paralegal specialists and other legal assistants. A cash award of $2,000 accompanies this award. Two Excellence in Legal Support Awards will be presented this year.

PARALEGAL CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: Development of a presentation summarizing the USA Patriot Act Jessica J. Bluebond-Langner Paralegal Counterterrorism Section Criminal Division

LEGAL ASSISTANCE CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: General Providing legal assistance to OLC Lawan D. Robinson Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Attorney Office of Legal Counsel

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT This award recognizes outstanding performance in administrative or managerial support by an administrative employee or secretary, and is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. Two Excellence in Administrative Support Awards will be presented this year. ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: Career contributions to FBI New York Thomas W. Lee Supply Management Officer New York Field Office Federal Bureau of Investigation

SECRETARIAL CATEGORY AWARD: RECIPIENT: Implementation of a new prisoner processing system Lori J. Iorg Criminal Clerk District of New Mexico U.S. Marshals Service

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE IN FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT ADMINISTRATION This award recognizes exceptional dedication and efforts in the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act, and is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Outstanding Service in Freedom of Information Act Administration Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Career FOIA Accomplishments Leonard Schaitman Assistant Director Appellate Staff Civil Division

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR FRAUD PREVENTION This award recognizes exceptional dedication and efforts to prevent, investigate, and prosecute fraud and white collar crimes. The award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. Two Fraud Prevention Awards will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Rite Aid corporate fraud case Martin C. Carlson First Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Douglas Daniel George J. Rocktashel Assistant U.S. Attorneys Middle District of Pennsylvania David Clark Donna L. Kanaskie Special Agents Connie L. Kegerreis Financial Analyst Philadelphia Division Federal Bureau of Investigation Scott B. York Senior Staff Accountant Securities and Exchange Commission Resolving allegations and exonerating an FBI SAC Noel L. Hillman Chief Daniel A. Schwager Kartik K. Raman Trial Attorneys

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Public Integrity Section Criminal Division Joseph J. Allen Assistant U.S. Attorney Eastern District of Michigan Michael W. Haynie Special Agent Detroit Field Office Federal Bureau of Investigation Edward M. Dyner Special Agent in Charge John F. Oleskowicz Assistant Special Agent in Charge Nicholas A. Fabregas Nicholas V. Candela Victor M. Gryniewicz Kenneth R. Connaughton, Jr. Bridget L. Mohler Special Agents Investigations Division Office of the Inspector General James M. Keiffer Corporal Dearborn Police Department Dearborn, Michigan THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the development and support of community partnerships designed to address public safety within a community. The award recognizes the significant contributions of citizens and organizations who have assisted the Department in the accomplishment of these programs. For non-employees, the award is honorary and no monetary recognition accompanies the award. For federal employees, the award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. One Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety Award will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Utah Project Safe Neighborhoods Larry C. Marx Chief Investigator State Bureau of Investigation Utah Department of Public Safety

John W. Huber Special Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Utah Jeffrey P. Sarnacki Resident Agent in Charge Salt Lake Field Office Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Lynette W. Gurr Member Utah Project for Safe Neighborhoods Task Force THE CUBBY DORSEY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS BY A WAGE GRADE SYSTEM EMPLOYEE Accompanied by a cash award of $2,000, this award recognizes extraordinary performance and contributions by wage grade system employees, including laborers, mechanics, and skilled craft workers. One Cubby Dorsey Award for Outstanding Service by a Federal Wage Grade System Employee will be presented this year. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Contributions at FCI Bastrop Carlos Cruz Automotive Worker Supervisor Federal Correctional Institution Bastrop, Texas Federal Bureau of Prisons

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL=S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS BY A NEW EMPLOYEE This award recognizes exceptional performance and notable accomplishments towards the Department=s mission by an employee with fewer than five years of federal career service. This award is accompanied by a cash award of $2,000. The Attorney General=s Award for Outstanding Contributions by a New Employee will be presented to two employees. AWARD: RECIPIENT: Service to the USTP Leonard J. DePasquale Assistant U.S. Trustee Region 1 Executive Office for U.S. Trustees Accomplishments in forensic science research Lois A. Tully

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Physical Scientist National Institute of Justice Office of Justice Programs THE JOHN MARSHALL AWARD The John Marshall Awards are the Department=s highest awards presented to attorneys for contributions and excellence in legal performance. Fourteen awards in nine category awards will be presented this year. Each award is accompanied by a cash award of $3,000 per recipient. TRIAL OF LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act litigation Theodore C. Hirt Assistant Director James J. Gilligan Terry M. Henry Rupa Bhattacharyya Senior Counsel Andrea M. Gacki Serrin A. Turner Trial Attorneys Marc L. Kesselman John G. Knepper Former Trial Attorneys Federal Programs Branch Douglas N. Letter Appellate Litigation Counsel Michael S. Raab Special Counsel Dana J. Martin Irene M. Solet Ara B. Gershengorn Trial Attorneys Appellate Staff Civil Division Trials related to the 16th Street Baptist Church Robert O. Posey Assistant U.S. Attorney Donald Q. Cochran Former Assistant U.S. Attorney R. Jeffrey Wallace Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Northern District of Alabama

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PARTICIPATION IN LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Support of the sentencing of Zaid Hassan Abd Latif Safarini Gregg A. Maisel Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Columbia Jennifer E. Levy Trial Attorney Counterterrorism Section Criminal Division ADA compliance by the Shubert Organization Robert W. Sadowski Assistant U.S. Attorney Southern District of New York

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SUPPORT OF LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENTS: Prosecution of United States v. Rhodia, Inc. Daniel W. Dooher Senior Trial Attorney Environmental Crimes Section Environment and Natural Resources Division Kris A. McLean Mark Steger Smith Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Montana Martha A. Woelfle Trial Attorney Organized Crime and Racketeering Section Criminal Division Terrorism related litigation support Jonathan L. Marcus John A. Drennan Trial Attorneys Appellate Section Criminal Division

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HANDLING OF APPEALS AWARD: RECIPIENT: Career appellate legal accomplishments Ellen J. Durkee Trial Attorney Appellate Section

Environment and Natural Resources Division AWARD: RECIPIENT: Career appellate legal accomplishments Robert M. Loeb Special Appellate Counsel Appellate Staff Civil Division

PROVIDING LEGAL ADVICE AWARD: RECIPIENT: Providing legal advice related to counterterroriam Matthew B. Berry Senior Counsel Office of Legal Policy Providing legal advice to the FCC Nancy M. Goodman Chief Laury E. Bobbish Supervisory Trial Attorney Luin P. Fitch, Jr. Carl Willner Brent E. Marshall Lauren J. Fishbein Trial Attorneys Telecommunications and Media Section Frances E. Marshall Attorney Advisor Legal Policy Section Cynthia Lewis Lagdameo Trial Attorney Foreign Commerce Section Antitrust Division

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PREPARATION AND HANDLING OF LEGISLATION AWARD: RECIPIENT: Drafting counterterrorism legislation Ronnie L. Edelman Deputy Chief for Policy, Legislation, and Planning Counterterrorism Section Criminal Division

ASSET FORFEITURE AWARD: Civil forfeiture action against Sawan Exchange Company

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Daniel S. Ruzumna Daniel R. Margolis Assistant U.S. Attorneys Southern District of New York

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AWARD: RECIPIENT: Snake River Basin Adjudication Peter C. Monson Assistant Section Chief Indian Resources Section Environment and Natural Resources Division

INTERAGENCY COOPERATION IN SUPPORT OF LITIGATION AWARD: RECIPIENT: TRW mischarging litigation Carol L. Matsunaga Associate Counsel Defense Contract Management Agency U.S. Department of Defense