San Diego-based law firm Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek congratulates our friend and colleague Robert S. Brewer, Jr. on being named by President Trump as the nominee for United States Attorney for the Southern District of California.
Mr. Brewer joined our firm in 2015, focusing his practice on civil litigation and white collar defense including government investigations, fraud, and business and commercial torts. He has made important contributions to SCMV and while we will miss working with him, we know he is the perfect person to assume this vital role.
³Bob¹s extensive experience as a prosecutor, combined with his years in private practice, make him an excellent choice for this important position,² states Robert Caplan, president of SCMV. ³Bob possesses the knowledge and ethical standards needed to hold this top office. He is a great attorney and a tremendous individual.²
Before entering private practice, Mr. Brewer was a respected prosecutor in Los Angeles from 1975-1982, serving as a Deputy District Attorney and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney including as Assistant Chief of the Criminal Division prosecuting cases involving espionage, bank robberies, smuggling, narcotics, murder for hire and civil rights violations.
³Being a U.S. Attorney takes stamina, fairmindedness and a love for the law and Bob has these qualities and many more,² states Gregory A. Vega, chair of SCMV¹s litigation department and himself the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California. ³Awaiting Bob is an opportunity like no other and he is fully prepared for the many challenges he will encounter.
Before entering the field of law, Mr. Brewer was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam for 15 months as an Advisor to the Vietnamese Airborne Division, in combat in both Cambodia and South Vietnam, and an Operations Officer with MACSOG. For his combat service in Vietnam he was awarded the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, two Air Medals (one for valor), the Joint Service Commendation Medal and various Vietnamese medals for valor.
Mr. Brewer¹s nomination must still pass through the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and be confirmed by the Senate.
About Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
Founded in 1948, Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek is dedicated to excellent client service while providing a full range of business and litigation legal services. A mid-sized firm with nearly 50 attorneys, located in downtown San Diego¹s Symphony Towers, Seltzer Caplan is ideally positioned to deliver the highest quality service to clients, regardless of the complexity of the legal issue.
The firm¹s diverse areas of practice include: Appellate, Bankruptcy and Secured Transactions, Complex Trial Litigation, Corporate and Business, ERISA & Employee Benefits, Estate Planning and Taxation, Family, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Land Use and Environmental, Professional Liability, Real Property Transactions and Litigation and Specialized Criminal Defense.
SCMV¹s clients are large national and international firms, mid-size companies and small business enterprises. They include families and individuals, financial institutions, commercial and residential real estate developers, manufacturers, hotel owners and operators, major retailers, contractors, architects and other professionals, including accountants and attorneys.
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