Obama Taps White Collar Pro For Ala. US Atty

Law360, New York (April 1, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated a Capell & Howard PC white collar and criminal defense partner — who represented former Gov. H. Guy Hunt in a battle against state ethics charges — for U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Alabama.

"For his diligence and relentless pursuit of justice, I have named George L. Beck to serve as a U.S. attorney," Obama said. "I am confident he will serve the people of Alabama with distinction."

Beck will replace Leura G. Canary, who was nominated by...
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