Gregory A. Phillips
|35th Attorney General of Wyoming|
January 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Bruce Salzburg|
August 17, 1960 |
Littleton, Colorado, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Wyoming|
Gregory Alan Phillips (born August 17, 1960) is the 35th Wyoming Attorney General. He was appointed to the position by Governor of Wyoming Matt Mead in January 2011. He is a nominee to serve as United States Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Phillips was born on August 17, 1960, in Littleton, Colorado, and grew up in Evanston, Wyoming. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree, in 1983, from the University of Wyoming. He received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in 1987, from the University of Wyoming College of Law, graduating Order of the Coif. He served as law clerk to Judge Alan Bond Johnson of the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming from 1987 to 1989. In 1989, Phillips joined his father and brother in their general law practice in Evanston, handling a broad range of civil matters. From 1993 to 1999, he also represented Uinta County in the Wyoming State Senate. Phillips opened the law firm of Mead & Phillips in 1998, handling civil litigation and prosecuting Medicaid reimbursement claims on behalf of Wyoming. In 2003, he joined the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Wyoming, handling criminal prosecutions and appeals on behalf of the government. In March of 2011, he was appointed to serve as Attorney General of Wyoming by Governor Matthew Mead, representing the State of Wyoming before State and Federal Courts.
Court of Appeals nomination 
On January 31, 2013, President Obama nominated Phillips to serve as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, to the seat vacated by Judge Terrence L. O'Brien, who took senior status on April 30, 2013. His nomination was reported by the Senate Judiciary Committee by voice vote on April 18, 2013, and is now pending before the full United States Senate.
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