Scott W. Brady is the United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He was appointed by President Donald Trump on September 18, 2017, and confirmed by the United States Senate on December 14, 2017. As United States Attorney, Mr. Brady oversees the prosecution of all federal crimes, and the litigation of civil matters in which the federal government has an interest, throughout the twenty-five counties in Western Pennsylvania.
Prior to becoming U.S. Attorney, Mr. Brady was head of litigation for Federated Investors, Inc. in Pittsburgh. From 2004 to 2010, he served an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Western District of Pennsylvania. He previously was an associate for the Jones Day and Reed Smith law firms. Mr. Brady also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh where he taught Constitutional Law.
Mr. Brady is a 1991 graduate of Harvard University and a 2001 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law.