Michael Sachs

Executive Assistant District Attorney, Chief of the Investigation Division, New York County District Attorney's Office

Michael Sachs serves as Executive Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Investigation Division. In his current position, Mr. Sachs supervises the Counter Terrorism Program, the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau, the Financial Frauds Bureau, the Major Economic Crimes Bureau, the Rackets Bureau, the Public Corruption Unit, and the Asset Forfeiture Unit. In addition, he assists the District Attorney with major initiatives such as the Global Cyber Alliance and the efforts surrounding encryption. 

Mr. Sachs joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2005 and has served in many different roles in the Office including as Bureau Chief of the Financial Frauds Bureau, Chief of Staff to the Investigation Division, as a member of the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau, and as a line assistant in Trial Bureau 80. Mr. Sachs has also served as a liaison and legal advisor to the Office’s High Technology Analysis Unit, and has presented multiple CLE courses on the proper acquisition and use of electronic evidence. 

In 2011, Mr. Sachs was named Prosecutor of the Year by the New York Metro Chapter of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators. Mr. Sachs also serves as an Advisory Board Member of the National Domestic Communications Assistance Center (NDCAC). He is a graduate of Colgate University and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.