THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Amman, Jordan) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release February 8, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CARL SCHNEE AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE
The President today announced his intent to nominate Carl Schnee to serve as United States Attorney for the District of Delaware.
Mr. Carl Schnee, of Surrey Park, Wilmington, Delaware, has been the senior partner for litigation at the law firm of Prickett, Jones, Elliott, Kristol and Schnee since 1981, where he focuses on litigation of all types, including personal injury, contract, and malpractice. From 1975 to 1981, he practiced law with former Congressman Michael Castle in the firm of Schnee and Castle. He was a partner with the firm of Tybout, Redfearn, and Schnee from 1970 to 1975. Prior to that, he was Chief Assistant Public Defender for the State of Delaware. He has been honored for his legal service by both the American Judicature Society and the Delaware Council on Crime and Justice. He chairs the board of the Children's Advocacy Center of Delaware, is Chairman of the Board of the Ad Hoc Committee on Art at Ferris School and is Chairman of the Board of the Wilmington Youth Rowing Association. He also serves on the boards of the Delaware Mental Health Association, the Delaware Center for Justice, the Delaware Art Museum, the Delaware Center for Arts and the Arts Consortium of Delaware.
Mr. Schnee received a B.A. degree from Muhlenberg College and a J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law.
United States Attorneys are the chief federal prosecutors and law enforcement officers for the 94 federal judicial districts. They have principal responsibility for the prosecution of federal matters in their district.