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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

Monday, March 13, 2017

Acting United States Attorney For The Southern District Of Alabama

The United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Alabama announces that Steve Butler is the Acting United States Attorney as of midnight, March 10th 2017. Mr. Butler is a career attorney with the Department of Justice with over 20 years of service.

Mr. Butler has spent approximately the past 14 years serving the United States Attorney Office for the Southern District of Alabama. During his time in the office he has served as the First Assistant United States Attorney (FAUSA) and Chief of the Civil Division from 2013 to present.

Prior to becoming the FAUSA and the Chief of the Civil Division, he served as the Chief of the Appellate Division from 2007 to 2013; as the Deputy Criminal Chief from 2008 to 2012; and was an Assistant United States Attorney assigned to the Criminal Division from 2003 to 2007, where he prosecuted general crimes, white collar, and public corruption. Prior to arriving at the United States Attorney’s Office in 2003, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Kristi DuBose. He also served two tours of duty in the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division in Washington, DC.

Updated March 21, 2017