THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Jaipur, India) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release March 22, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES STEVEN S. REED AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY
The President today announced his intent to nominate Steven S. Reed to serve as United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.
Mr. Steven S. Reed, of Louisville, Kentucky, currently serves as Interim United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky. Previously, he was an Assistant United States Attorney in the criminal division, prosecuting white-collar crime and narcotics cases. Before joining the United States Attorney's office in 1993, Mr. Reed was the Deputy General Counsel in the Governor of the State of Kentucky's Office. From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Reed was a judicial clerk for a U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Kentucky.
Mr. Reed received a B.A. degree in 1983 from Western Kentucky University, and his law degree in 1986 from the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar.
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.