Senate OKs Ex-Orrick Partner For US Atty Post In Calif.

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 11:17 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed by voice vote former Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP partner McGregor Scott as U.S. attorney for California’s Eastern District, four months after he was nominated by the president.

Scott has been in the role as acting U.S. Attorney since Dec. 29, and had previously served as the U.S. Attorney in the same district from 2003 to 2009. The Eastern District of California covers the state capitol, Fresno and some of the more agricultural-centric areas of the Golden State.

Scott was...
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