The Law Society will be hosting a bruncheon, with Marcus Christian ’90, who currently serves as the Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida.
After Williams, he studied as a Rhodes Scholar in Oxford, England and then attended Yale Law School, where he received his Juris Doctorate. He will discuss his experiences as a U.S. Attorney, a Williams student and alum, as well as law school and professional opportunities.
Date: Sunday, October 28th
Place: Mission Park Dining, West Lounge Cafe
About our guest:
Marcus A. Christian is the Executive Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, one of America’s largest and busiest offices of federal prosecutors. Before taking this position in May of 2010, Marcus served as a deputy chief in the Major Crimes Section and as an Assistant United States Attorney. In his latest trial, Marcus led a trial team that obtained the conviction of a drug trafficker who hired a hit man to kill an FBI confidential informant.
Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Christian was the Chief of Staff for U.S. Representative Peter Deutsch of Florida’s 20th Congressional District. Marcus joined the congressman after working for TSIC, Inc., a statewide nonprofit organization that provides full-tuition, four-year college scholarships to thousands of Florida’s low-income students. At TSIC, Marcus spent time as the president, the chief operating officer, and as legal counsel. Earlier in his career, Mr. Christian was selected by the Attorney General’s Honors Program to work as an attorney in Appellate Section of the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington D.C. He began his legal career as a judicial clerk for Judge Haldane Robert Mayer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C.Mr. Christian received his undergraduate degree from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. During his senior year in college, Marcus received a Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. At Oxford, Marcus earned a Master of Science degree in Education. Marcus subsequently attended Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, where he received a Juris Doctor degree.