DOJ Celebrates the Life and Career of Jack Keeney

From left, AG Eric Holder, DAG Jim Cole, Asst AG Lanny Breuer, Director Bob Mueller and David Margolis

On January 24, 2012, the Department of Justice held a celebration of the life and career of John C. “Jack” Keeney. The event was held in the Great Hall and attended by former Attorney Generals and many additional current and former Justice officials.

NAFUSA member David Margolis, a long time close friend of Keeney’s, presided. The speakers were James Cole, Deputy Attorney General, former Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division, Jo Ann Harris, the current Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Lanny Breuer, former Deputy AG Philip Heymann, Director Robert Mueller of the FBI and Attorney General Eric Holder. A moving video tribute, produced by DOJ photographer Lonnie Tague, was one of the highlights of a special rememberance of a legend who served the Department for 59 years.