Mulqueen was named Deputy Commissioner to the New York
City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) in February 2002 and later
named to the position of Deputy Commissioner/General Counsel in
July 2003. He is the legal advisor to the Chair and the agency,
and represents CCHR in labor matters and litigation. He is responsible
for advising the Chair on appeals from agency determinations, as
well as advising the Chair and the Commissioners in the preparation
of final Orders in cases that have been tried before the City’s
Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.
to joining the CCHR, Mr. Mulqueen was Narcotics Chief for the Office
of the Kings County District Attorney's Major Narcotics Investigations
Bureau. There, he was responsible for supervising the day-to-day
operations of one of the country's busiest narcotics bureaus. During
his tenure, he tried more than 30 cases, conducted hundreds of evidentiary
hearings and participated in thousands of investigations.
this period, Mr. Mulqueen was also involved in educational outreach
and frequently lectured on the dangers of drug abuse in primary
and secondary schools, as well as colleges.
Mulqueen joined the District Attorney's Office immediately after
graduating from law school in 1989 and was assigned to the Misdemeanor
Crack Unit. His career at the District Attorney's Office included
a two-year stint at the Office of Special Narcotics Prosecutor,
an office with citywide jurisdiction over narcotics violations.
obtained his J.D. and B.A. degrees from St. John's University in
Jamaica, Queens, in 1989 and 1986, respectively.
Mulqueen is a Brooklyn native and continues to reside there.