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.