Jonathan L. Goldstein
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Jonathan L. Goldstein (February 16, 1941) is an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 1974 to 1977.
From 1965 to 1969, he was a Special Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice. He joined the office of the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey in 1969, serving as Assistant U.S. Attorney and then as First Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1971 to 1974.
After being nominated by President Richard Nixon, he was sworn in as U.S. Attorney in 1974, succeeding Herbert J. Stern, who had been appointed to serve as a federal judge on the District Court for the District of New Jersey. He served until 1977, resigning under what he called pressure from the Carter administration at the behest of U.S. Senator Harrison A. Williams. He was succeeded by Robert J. Del Tufo.