President Obama Nominates Edward L. Stanton III to Serve on the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Edward L. Stanton III to serve on the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
“I am pleased to nominate Mr. Stanton to serve on the United States District Court bench,” said President Obama. “I am confident he will serve the American people with integrity and a steadfast commitment to justice.”
Edward L. Stanton III: Nominee for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Edward L. Stanton III has served as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee since 2010. Previously, he was Senior Counsel in the Litigation Department of Federal Express Corporation, where he worked from 2002 to 2010. From 2001 to 2002, Stanton was an associate in the Memphis office of the law firm Armstrong Allen PLLC (now defunct). He served as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Memphis Law Division from 2000 to 2001. Stanton began his legal career as an associate in the Law Offices of Charles E. Carpenter, P.C. from 1997 to 2000. He received his J.D. in 1997 from the University of Memphis School of Law and his B.A. in 1994 from the University of Memphis.