McGregor “Greg” Scott was sworn in as United States Attorney on December 29, 2017, marking his return to the position he held from 2003 to 2009, when he was appointed United States Attorney by President George W. Bush. Mr. Scott was nominated for this current term as United States Attorney by President Donald J. Trump, and confirmed by the United States Senate.
Mr. Scott received his B.A. from Santa Clara University in 1985 and his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law, University of California, in 1989. He served as a deputy district attorney from 1989 to 1997 in Contra Costa County, California, and served as the elected District Attorney of Shasta County, California, from 1997 to 2003. After completing his first term as U.S. Attorney, Mr. Scott practiced as a partner with the law firm of Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe, LLP, focusing on white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations. In addition, Mr. Scott retired in 2008 from the United States Army Reserve as a lieutenant colonel after 23 years of service.