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Hal Goldsmith, J.D.

Adjunct Professor

Courses Taught

Federal Criminal Prosecution, Seminar: White Collar Crime


J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Practice Areas

Hal Goldsmith currently serves as an Assistant United States Attorney and Senior Litigation Counsel for the Eastern District of Missouri, handling cases in the areas of white collar crime and public corruption. He previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois from 1998 to 2006, assigned to the white collar section and serving as Chief of the Criminal Division for that District. From 1995 to 1998, he was an attorney and partner in the litigation department of the St. Louis, Missouri law firm, Peper, Martin, now Husch, Blackwell, Sanders, handling the defense of individuals and corporations in federal and state prosecutions. Prior to that, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Miami, Florida, handling primarily violent crime and narcotic trafficking investigations and prosecutions. From 1985 to 1990, Goldsmith served as an Assistant Circuit Attorney for the City of St. Louis, Missouri, in the major felony division. Hal is a 1985 graduate of the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.