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NOAA Office of the General Counsel

The Enforcement Section of the NOAA Office of the General Counsel prosecutes all civil cases investigated by the NOAA Office of Law Enforcement.  NOAA refers criminal cases to the U.S. Department of Justice for possible prosecution.  

The Enforcement Section of the NOAA Office of the General Counsel is responsible for the following:

The Enforcement Section has 13 attorneys located in headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, and in the six NOAA Fisheries regional offices.

Visit NOAA’s General Counsel.


Attorney Meggan Engelke-Ros of NOAA Office of General Counsel, Enforcement Section joins Assistant Director Todd Dubois and Special Agents James Cassin, Casey Oravetz and Murray Bauer of NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement at the Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop in Mozambique in 2011. They are pictured here with participants from the Coral Triangle region who were sponsored by NOAA using USAid funds.