Obama Taps Drinker Biddle Counsel For US Atty Post

Law360, New York (September 17, 2010, 12:38 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama has nominated former three-term Delaware attorney general and current Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP of counsel Charles Oberly to serve as U.S. attorney in Delaware.

The White House announced Oberly's nomination Thursday, praising him for his “diligence and relentless pursuit of justice.”

“I am confident that he will serve the people of Delaware with distinction,” Obama said in a statement.

Oberly has worked in Drinker Biddle's commercial litigation practice group since 2009, based out of the firm's Wilmington, Del., office. He has focused...
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