Eli Savit

Eli Savit

Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney, MI

2020 Endorsement

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.