Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn announced on Dec. 13 that long-time prosecutor Sean P. Lugg ’96 will be replacing Kathy Jennings ’78 as Delaware State Prosecutor, effective Dec. 19. The State Prosecutor manages the Delaware Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, which is responsible for the prosecution of criminal cases throughout the state.
Lugg joined the Delaware Department of Justice in 1996. He most recently served in the Appeals Unit where he represented the State in appeals before all Delaware Courts. Prior to this assignment, Lugg worked as Delaware’s first Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor and served as a supervisor and trial prosecutor in virtually every unit in the Criminal Division. Lugg has also represented the Department of Justice numerous times before the Delaware General Assembly.
In a statement about the appointment, Attorney General Matt Denn remarked, “Sean has 20-plus years of experience in the department, and working with our three excellent county attorneys, I am confident that Sean will provide great leadership for the criminal division.”