Machen nominated to serve as U.S. Attorney for D.C.

Ronald Machen ’94

On December 24, President Barack Obama ’91 nominated Ronald Machen ’94 to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, pending confirmation by the Senate. Currently a partner at Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C., Machen devotes his practice to complex civil litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and internal corporate investigations.

HLS alumni play prominent role in presidential nominating conventions

As the campaign season heats up, Democrats and Republicans are giving their party leaders the spotlight at the presidential nominating conventions. Several Harvard Law School alumni are playing key roles in the Democratic convention, which is taking place this week, and at least one HLS alum will be at the forefront of the Republican convention next week.