Carter Stewart (Columbia, Harvard Law) is nominated to replace Gregory Lockhart.
- Born in 1969 in Boston, Mass.
- Since 2005, Stewart has been an associate at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease in Columbus, Ohio. His practice is general commercial litigation, but he lists his focus as white collar defense.
- Began his legal career in California, as an associate at based in Bingham McCutchen’s San Francisco office. After leaving the firm in 2002, he joined the U.S. attorney’s office in San Jose, where he prosecuted gangs and handled general crimes, including drug and gun possession, social security fraud, obstruction of justice, environmental crimes, and illegal immigration. Stewart helped investigate and prosecute Victor Conte and others at Balco Laboratories for peddling anabolic steroids.
- Has prosecuted seven trials, six of them as lead counsel.
- Was an analyst in the New York City Office of Management and Budget in the early 1990s.
- In 2008, he made Columbus Business First’s Forty Under 40 Leaders to Watch and won the John Mercer Langston Bar Association’s Emerging Leader Award.
- Lists no speeches, testimony, policy statements, or reports on his questionnaire.
- Was an Ohio representative to Democratic National Committee for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and an at-large delegate for Obama at the Democratic National Convention.
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