Center on the Administration of Criminal Law

Executive Director

Nancy Hoppock is the Center’s Executive Director.

Before joining NYU, Hoppock served as the Executive Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice at the New York Attorney General’s Office supervising the six components of the Criminal Division: the Public Integrity Bureau, the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau, the Organized Crime Task Force, the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Taxpayer Protection Unit, and the Investigations Division. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Hoppock served as an Assistant United States Attorney at the US Attorney’s Office in the District of New Jersey from 2001 to 2010, where she handled a broad range of federal criminal prosecutions.

During her tenure at the US Attorney’s Office, Hoppock was promoted to supervise the Government Fraud Unit, then became a Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, and later the Chief of the Criminal Division. She was a recipient of the Department of Justice Director’s Award in 2010, for her work on the prosecution of a human trafficking case, United States vs. Afolabi. Hoppock started her career at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where she spent seven years as an Assistant District Attorney in the trial division. She received her BA from the University of Delaware and her law degree from Seton Hall Law School.