Mr. Terwilliger is currently serving as the interim United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. He previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia for approximately nine years, where he prosecuted organized crime, human trafficking, complex violent crime, and financial fraud offenses. He also served as leader on multiple, regional task forces as well as Counselor to the U.S. Attorney. Also during his time as an Assistant United States Attorney, Mr. Terwilliger was detailed to the Senate Judiciary Committee where he served as a criminal counsel to Chairman Charles Grassley. Most recently, Mr. Terwilliger served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General with responsibility for overseeing aspects of the Department’s Criminal Division and management of staff within the Office of Deputy Attorney General. Mr. Terwilliger clerked for the Honorable K. Michael Moore, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
He received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his J.D., with highest honors, from the William and Mary School of Law.