Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Nomination of Two Georgians to Serve as U.S. Attorneys
Peeler nominated to Middle District, Pak nominated to Northern District
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the announcement by President Trump of his intent to nominate Charles E. Peeler to be U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia and Byung J. “BJay” Pak to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.
Peeler has more than 17 years of litigation experience and currently resides in Albany, GA, where he founded an independent litigation firm. He was appointed by district court judges in the Middle District of Georgia to serve on the local rules advisory committee and was appointed by Georgia Governors Sonny Perdue and Nathan Deal to serve on the state Judicial Nominating Commission.
Pak has almost 20 years of prosecution and litigation experience and currently resides in Atlanta, GA. He served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Northern District of Georgia for six years and was formerly a state legislator.
“These are two great Georgians whom the president intends to nominate to serve as U.S. attorneys,” said Senator Isakson. “I look forward to working with them as they go through the confirmation process in the Senate.”
“President Trump has nominated two impressive Georgians to fill the U.S. Attorney vacancies in the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia,” said Senator Perdue. “I look forward to working with BJay Pak and Charles Peeler as they go through the Senate confirmation process.”
The Middle District of Georgia includes 70 of Georgia’s 159 counties with a population of approximately 1,600,000.
The Northern District of Georgia includes 46 counties in Georgia with a population of more than six million.
Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term in the United States Senate, where he represents Georgia on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees.
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