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 Acting Inspector General ​Jill Baisinger

Jill Baisinger serves as the Acting Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Commerce. As the Acting Inspector General, Ms. Baisinger leads a nationwide workforce of investigators, auditors, evaluators, attorneys, and support staff.  Their mission is to provide independent oversight to promote accountability, integrity, economy, efficiency, and effectiveness within the Department of Commerce.

Ms. Baisinger brings decades of experience in the public and private sectors to this role. Since joining the oversight community in 2016, she has held leadership roles at both the Department of the Interior Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Department of State OIG.  Ms. Baisinger also previously served in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Sentencing Commission.  

Before joining the federal government, she was employed as an attorney at large, multinational law firms located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; and Washington, D.C.  In this work, she focused on securities litigation, investigations, and corporate governance matters. She began her career as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Baisinger received her J.D. from Yale Law School.  She received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University and a master’s from Queen’s University of Belfast.​