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Scott McCoy

Politician from United States of America

Scott McCoy Scott Daniel McCoy (born August 19, 1970) is an American politician and attorney from Utah. A Democrat, he is a former member of the Utah State Senate, where he represented the state's 2nd senate district which comprises portions of Salt Lake City (map). He resigned from the senate in December 2009 to dedicate himself more fully to his legal career. McCoy is an attorney specializing in commercial, antitrust and federal securities litigation. From January 2002 to March 2003, he served as law clerk to Justice Leonard H. Russon of the Utah Supreme Court. He had previously practiced law for a Wall Street firm. He was educated at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri (B.A., 1992), George Washington University in Washington, D.C. (M.A., 1994) and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City (J.D., 2001). McCoy was appointed to the seat by Utah Democratic Party delegates in February 2005, following the resignation of Senator Paula Julander on health grounds. He beat Julander's husband – longtime party leader Rod Julander – by 44 votes to 41 in the final selection vote. His appointment was then formalized by Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.. He ran for re-election in 2006 and  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1970-08-19
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Politician, Lawyer, Attorney at law

Political career

Party From To
Democratic Party

Education

Institution From To
George Washington University

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