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Obama Nominates U.S. Attys for N. Dakota and Connecticut

David Fein/law firm photo

David Fein/law firm photo

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

WASHINGTON – President Obama nominated Timothy Purdon for the U.S. Attorney post in North Dakota, and David Fein for Connecticut.

The President decided to pass on selecting Connecticut’s acting U.S. Attorney Nora Dannehy,who had been appointed in 2008 to lead the probe into the controversial U.S. Attorney firings around the country under the Bush administration.

“Today, I nominate David Fein and Timothy Purdon to serve as US Attorneys on behalf of the people of Connecticut and North Dakota,” President Obama said in a statement. “Their esteemed legal careers to date leave no doubt that they will be relentless in their pursuit of justice and serve their fellow Americans with distinction. I am grateful for their selfless commitment to public service.”

Here are their bios, according to the White House press release:

David Fein: Nominee for United States Attorney, District of Connecticut

David Fein has been a partner at Wiggin and Dana since 1997. Prior to that, Fein served as an Associate White House Counsel to President William Jefferson Clinton from 1995 to 1996. From 1989 to 1995, he was as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, serving as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division from 1993 to 1994 and Counsel to the United States Attorney from 1994 to 1995. From 1986 to 1989, Fein was an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Frank M. Coffin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit from 1985-1986. Fein graduated from Dartmouth College in 1982 and the New York University School of Law in 1985.

Timothy Q. Purdon: Nominee for United States Attorney, District of North Dakota

Timothy Purdon/ law firm photo

Timothy Purdon/ law firm photo

Timothy Purdon has been a partner at Vogel Law Firm since 2005; prior to his promotion he also served as an associate at the firm. From 1996 until 2001, Purdon worked as an associate at Dickson & Purdon, and he became a partner in the firm in 2001. From 1995 through 1996, he was an associate at Olson & Cichy. Purdon has also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Bruce M. Van Sickle of the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota. Purdon is a 1989 graduate of the North Dakota State College of Science, a 1991 graduate of Moorehead State University, and a 1994 graduate of the Hamline University School of Law.

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