White House Author
Michael P. Flowers is the Analytics Director for New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s Office of Policy and Strategic Planning. Mr. Flowers leads a team of data scientists in analyzing city data from over 20 city agencies to allocate its resources quickly and efficiently to prevent fire, crime, safety hazards, and unhealthy conditions. Prior to joining the Bloomberg Administration, Mr. Flowers was Counsel to the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations for the 110th and 111th Congress, where he led bipartisan investigations into off-shore tax haven abuses; failures in the mortgage-backed securitization market by U.S. investment and commercial banks and government agencies; and deceptive financial transactions by foreign governments. From March 2005 to December 2006, Mr. Flowers was Deputy Director of DOJ’s Regime Crimes Liaison’s Office in Baghdad, Iraq, supporting the investigations and trials of Saddam Hussein and other high-ranking members of his regime. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Flowers was with Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington D.C., specializing in federal, state and local criminal investigations and regulatory actions. After a clerkship in federal district court in Philadelphia, Mr. Flowers began his career as a prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in 1999.