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President Obama Names Conner Eldridge to Serve as U.S. Attorney

WASHINGTON- Today, President Obama nominated Conner Eldridge to serve as the United States Attorney for Western District of Arkansas.

“I am pleased to nominate Conner Eldridge to serve the people of Arkansas as a United States Attorney,” said President Obama.

William Conner Eldridge, Jr.: Nominee for United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas

Conner Eldridge has served as a Special Deputy Prosecutor for the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office of Clark County, Arkansas since 2009.  Eldridge previously worked for Summit Bank and Summit Bancorp, Inc., from 2004 to 2010, serving in various senior management positions.  He was ultimately named Chief Executive Officer in 2008.  Following law school, he was a law clerk for the Honorable G. Thomas Eisele of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas from 2003 to 2004.  Eldridge graduated from Davidson College in 1999 and from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2003.