Trevor McFadden is President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Current Position: Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.)
B.A., Wheaton College (2001), magna cum laude
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (2006), Order of the Coif; Editor, Virginia Law Review
Clerkship: Judge Steven M. Colloton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2006-2007)
2007-2009: Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, (Washington, D.C.)
2009-2013: Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.)
2013-2017: Associate and Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP (Washington, D.C.)
January 2017-present: Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.)
Under McFadden’s leadership, the Department of Justice has brought the Nation’s first prosecution under the federal female genital mutilation statute and obtained a record 27-year sentence for a Russian hacker convicted of defrauding victims of over $169 million.
During his time in private practice at Baker & McKenzie LLP, Mr. McFadden was a member of the Compliance, Investigations and Government Enforcement Group, representing multinational and domestic clients in white collar matters, including FCPA investigations, anti-money laundering compliance work, and U.S. trade compliance matters.
Biographical Notes: Mr. McFadden is a native of the D.C. area and a former police officer. He is married and has two children.