|| May 9-11, 2002
at The John Marshall Law School,
Mark T. Calloway
Mark T. Calloway is a partner in the Charlotte office of Alston & Bird LLP, and a member of the firm's Government Investigations and Compliance Practice Group.
Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Mark served as the United States
Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina from February 25,
1994 to March 9, 2001. In 1998, while U.S. Attorney, Mark served as Chair
of the Criminal Justice Section Council of the North Carolina Bar Association,
and as an Advisor to the Ethics Committee of the North Carolina State
In August, 1999, then Attorney General Reno asked Mark to serve as Chair of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys, which he did through October 2000.
On November 8, 2000, at the request of the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General, Mark began serving as Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) in Washington, DC. As Director, he had responsibility for support, and some oversight of all 94 U.S. Attorneys Offices, and a key role in management and policy implementation for the Justice Department. In January 2001, Attorney General Reno awarded Mark the Edmund J. Randolph Award for Outstanding Service to the Department of Justice. Following the 2000 presidential election, the Bush administration asked Mark to stay on as Director. He did so until June 8, 2001, when he left the Justice Department to return home from Washington to Charlotte, NC to be with his family and re-enter private practice.