Thomas E. Stevens is an Assistant U.S. Attorney and is Branch Chief of the Oakland office of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California. Mr. Stevens has investigated and prosecuted individuals and corporations involved in multi-million dollar Ponzi schemes, real estate investment fraud, insider trading, securities fraud, money laundering, bribery of foreign government officials, tax evasion, and art fraud. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he served as a Trial Attorney for the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, where he focused on FCPA investigations and prosecutions. Before joining the DOJ, Mr. Stevens worked at the Skadden, Arps, firm, and the L.A. County D.A.’s Office. Mr. Stevens obtained his J.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 1993, and his B.A. in Political Science from U.C. Davis in 1989.