Burr & Tillis Welcome Nomination of Bobby Higdon as U.S. Attorney

WASHINGTON –Today, at the recommendation of North Carolina Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, President Trump announced his intention to nominate Bobby Higdon to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

“Mr. Higdon is an excellent choice to serve as the U.S. Attorney for North Carolina’s Eastern District,” said Senator Richard Burr. “He has extensive legal expertise, having served as an Assistant United States Attorney in both the Western and Eastern Districts of North Carolina, and will provide fair and experienced leadership in this role.” 

“Bobby Higdon is an incredibly qualified choice for U.S. Attorney, holding decades of prosecutorial experience,” said Senator Thom Tillis. “Eastern North Carolina will benefit from Bobby’s leadership.”

Mr. Higdon has a long and decorated career as a federal prosecutor, handling many high profile cases. He also has significant management experience as former criminal chief in the Eastern District of North Carolina. Mr. Higdon earned his law degree from the Wake Forest School of Law. He is currently a partner at Williams Mullen and resides in Cary, North Carolina.