Born on May 5, 1947, Linda Fairstein is an American author and former prosecutor who is the selling author of a series of novels featuring Manhattan prosecutor Alexandra Cooper. Linda was the head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office from 1976 to 2002.

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Before Fame: She attended Vassar College and University of Virginia.


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Linda Fairstein Ethnicity/Religion

Linda was born in Mount Vernon in New York. Her parents’ information is not known at the moment.

Linda Fairstein Affair/Married/Husband

She was married to Justin Feldman from 1987 to 2011 (until his death). In September 2014, she married her long-time friend Michael Goldberg. They live in Upper East Side in New York.

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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Linda Fairstein
  • Nicknames: Linda
  • Birthday: May 5, 1947
  • Age: 72 years old (as of June 2019)
  • Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Vassar College, University of Virginia
  • Profession: Novelist, author and former prosecutor
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Not Available
  • Zodiac: Taurus
  • Spouse/Husband: Justin Feldman (m. 1987 – death. 2011), Michael Goldberg (m. 2014-present)
    Net Worth:
    Not Available

Measurements

  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She is a former prosecutor who focused on crimes of violence against women and children.
  • She was the head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office from 1976 to 2002.
  • She is the best-selling author of a series of novels featuring Manhattan prosecutor Alexandra Cooper.
  • She was the founder of the Domestic Violence Committee of the New York Women’s Agenda.
  • She has been awarded with Glamour Magazines Woman of the Year and the Nero Wolfe Award for Excellence in Crime Writing.
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Memorable Quotes:

You have to want to write and like to write. Sit down at that desk or machine or laptop and tell stories.