The White House has chosen an Indianapolis labor and employment attorney to be the next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District
Making a nomination announcement about 7 p.m., President Barack Obama selected Bingham McHale partner Joe Hogsett for the
top prosecutor position in the southern part of the state. Indiana’s Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh had recommended Hogsett
for the post, and his office in Washington, D.C., confirmed the nomination.
If approved by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and confirmed by the full Senate, the attorney who’s been practicing
since 1981 would take the reigns from interim U.S. Attorney Tim Morrison, who’s held the job since Susan Brooks left
This story will be updated.