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July 6, 2011
Thomas Walker (L’90 ) Confirmed as New U.S. Attorney

RALEIGH, N.C. - Thomas Walker, Campbell Law School class of 1990, has been unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the new U.S. attorney for the eastern district.

 
Walker previously served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, Assistant District Attorney in Mecklenburg County, and as a Special Counsel to North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper. He is currently a partner at Alston & Bird Trial Practice Group in Charlotte.
 
“We are so proud of Thomas,” said Dean Melissa Essary. “We are delighted that the graduates of Campbell Law continue to step up and be recognized as leaders in important positions around the state.”
 
About Campbell Law School: Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The School has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 23 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit law.campbell.edu.
 
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Media Contact: Julie Lechner, 919.865.5978, lechner@law.campbell.edu

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