Eli Savit

Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney, MI

Eli Savit is running for prosecutor in Washtenaw County, Michigan—where he was born and raised. Eli has laid out the most comprehensive criminal-justice reform platform ever unveiled by a candidate for prosecutor in Michigan. His plan includes eliminating cash bail, support for addiction and mental-health treatment programs, eradicating racial and socioeconomic inequity, and plea-bargaining reform.

A former law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Eli is a nationally respected lawyer and law professor. He serves as senior legal counsel at the City of Detroit—overseeing thousands of public-interest lawsuits and leading the City’s criminal-justice reform work—and as a lecturer at the University of Michigan.