Mark Green (University of Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma College of Law) was nominated on July 14 to be the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. He would succeed Sheldon J. Sperling, who has been U.S. Attorney since 2001.
- Born in Fort Smith, Ark., in 1953.
- Has been a sole practitioner since 1991.
- Has been an alternate city judge for Muskogee, Okla., since 2006.
- Has served on the Cherokee Nation Environment Protection Commission since 2006.
- Has been a part-time panel member of the Federal Public Defender’s Office U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma since 1990.
- Served on the Muskogee Housing Authority Board from 2009 to 2010.
- Was as Muskogee city councilor from 1997 to 2002.
- Served as a part-time prosecutor with the Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Court in Muskogee from 1991 to 1994.
- Served on the Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission from 1985 to 1987.
- Was a partner at the Green & Green law firm in Muskogee from 1983 to 1991.
- Served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Oklahoma from 1978 to 1982.
- Served as a Muskogee County assistant district attorney in 1978.
- Was a sales clerk at a Noble, Okla., liquor store from 1976 to 1978.
- Has tried about 150 cases to verdict, serving as sole counsel in approximately 130 cases and associate counsel in 20 cases.
Click here for his full Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire.
On his Senate Judiciary financial disclosure, Green reported assets valued at $1 million, mostly from real estate and securities, and $75,000 in liabilities from mortgages, for a net worth of about $1 million.
UPDATE: On his Office of Government Ethics financial disclosure, Green reported a $268,376 salary as a sole practitioner.