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Walt Wilkins '96

Walt Wilkins
 U.S. Attorney, State of South Carolina
Greenville, S.C.


 B.S., Wofford College (1996)
J.D., University of South Carolina (1999)

Career Highlights:

 Wilkins was confirmed as U.S. attorney for the South Carolina District in 2008 after serving as assistant U.S. attorney for the past three years. During his tenure in the office he was recognized with the U.S. Attorney's Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Asset Forfeiture Program (2007), the U.S. Attorney's Award for Outstanding Prosecution (2006) and the U.S. Secret Service Award for Outstanding Prosecution (2006). He earned the Young Lawyer of the Year Award given by the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2003. Prior to joining the U.S. attorney's office, Wilkins served as a staff attorney, office of general counsel for Lockheed Martin Aircraft Argentina. He also practiced law with the firm of Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann in Greenville, S.C., and served as an adjunct professor at Greenvile Technical College.

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