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CELPC Presents - U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott

Thursday, Feb. 13

King Hall, Room 1301
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

 

Leading USDOJ’s Legal Initiatives in the Eastern District of California--Including Protection of Federal Lands and Environment Resources

McGregor "Greg" Scott  is an American lawyer who currently serves as the United States Attorney for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. He was most recently sworn in as a court-appointed U.S. Attorney on December 29, 2017, after previously serving in the position from 2003 to 2009 during the administration of George W. Bush. In November 2017, he was appointed by President Donald Trump to a four-year term as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California. He was confirmed by a voice vote of the United States Senate on March 7, 2018. Prior to assuming his current role, Scott was a partner in the Sacramento office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where his practice focused on white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations. In 2008, he retired from the United States Army Reserve as a lieutenant colonel after 23 years of service.

This talk will discuss the roles and responsibilities of the US Attorneys and their priorities. The environmental protection efforts, focusing on the damage being done to the national forests by the illegal marijuana grows.

Lunch Provided


For more information, please contact Nina Marie Bell at nbell@ucdavis.edu