Brooklyn DA Gonzalez Names New Homicide Chief and Three New Heads Of Trial Bureaus
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today that Timothy Gough will be the new Homicide Bureau Chief; Danielle Eaddy, Kin Ng and Robert Walsh will become the new heads of the Grey Zone, Red Zone and Blue Zone Trial Bureaus respectively. There are five Trial Bureaus in the Brooklyn DA’s Office that handle the felony and misdemeanor cases in Brooklyn. From the press release:
ADA Timothy Gough will become Homicide Bureau Chief
Tim Gough will be replacing Kenneth Taub, who is retiring next month after 36 years at the Brooklyn DA’s Office, 28 of those in the Homicide Bureau.
Tim Gough started his career in 1990 at the Manhattan DA’s Office, where he was a trial and appellate prosecutor, and joined the Brooklyn DA’s Office in 1997.
During his years at the Brooklyn DA’s Office, Mr. Gough has tried about 100, mostly homicide cases to verdict, according to the DA’s Office.
Most recently ADA Gough was the Bureau Chief of the Grey Zone Trial Bureau. Gray Zone covers Borough Park (66th Precinct) and Precincts 81, 83, 90 and 94 in Northern Brooklyn.
ADA Danielle Eaddy to become the Grey Zone Bureau Chief
ADA Eaddy will replace ADA Gough as the Grey Zone Bureau Chief. She joined the Brooklyn DA’s Office in 1994 and, during a 12-year tenure, held numerous managerial positions, including Grey Zone Bureau Chief.
Danielle Eaddy left in 2006 to launch a criminal defense and civil rights practice, litigating state and federal cases that included many sensitive and high-profile trials, and was recently hired to return to the office where she started her legal career, according to the press release.
ADA Kin Ng has been promoted to Bureau Chief of the Red Zone Trial Bureau
ADA Kin Ng has been promoted to Bureau Chief of the Red Zone Trial Bureau. Red Zone includes Fort Greene & Clinton Hill (88 Precinct), as well as precincts 63, 69, and 75.
A prosecutor since 1991, he was most recently the Chief of the Immigrant Fraud Unit. Prior to that, Ng held a variety of positions in Supreme and Criminal Court and served as Director of Training for the Office.
He is replacing former Bureau Chief Joseph Alexis, who was promoted in December 2016 to Chief of the Trial Division.
ADA Robert Walsh to become Bureau Chief of the Blue Zone Trial Bureau
ADA Robert Walsh will take over from ADA Frances Weiner, who is becoming Director of Legal Training.
According to the DA’s Office, Robert Walsh has been a prosecutor since 1991, and has handled a wide variety of cases, including narcotics trafficking, assaults on police officers and homicides. ADA Walsh was most recently the Felony Deputy Bureau Chief at the Blue Zone Trial Bureau.
Blue Zone Trial bureau prosecutes cases from the following precincts: 67 (East Flatbush), 68 (Bay Ridge), 76 (Red Hook), 79 (Bedford-Stuyvesant), 84 (Downtown Brooklyn).
Here are all the zones:
“The promotions and appointment of these extremely accomplished prosecutors will make our Office even better and stronger. They are a highly-qualified and uniquely diverse group of attorneys who have a long track record of supervisory experience and courtroom expertise. Together with the rest of our staff, they will ensure that the DA’s Office continues to work professionally and efficiently and remains committed in its pursuit of justice and fairness for the people of Brooklyn,” Gonzalez remarked.
Other promotions to note:
- Grace Jeannie Lopez has been promoted to Deputy Bureau Chief of the Red Hook Community Justice Center Bureau;
- Nada Abdelhadi to Deputy Bureau Chief of the Early Case Assessment Bureau;
- Kevin C. Aulbach to Deputy Chief of the Crime Strategy Unit; and
- José Interiano to Deputy Chief of the Immigrant Fraud Unit
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