Veteran prosecutor Adam Braverman was recently sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California.

The district includes San Diego and Imperial Counties. Braverman , a native of Columbus , Ohio , has been the interim appointee to the position. He served as a federal prosecutor in San Diego since 2006. He was most recently deputy chief of the Criminal Enterprises Section , which investigates and prosecutes international and domestic narcotics trafficking organizations and criminal street gangs. During his tenure as an Assistant U.S. Attorney , Braverman led one of the Department of Justice's most successful investigations and prosecutions of the Sinaloa Cartel , which resulted in the indictments of more than 125 people , including the command and control structure of the Sinaloa Cartel.