Former 2001 ‘Survivor’ Contestant Now a U.S. Attorney

To at the present time, the second season of “Survivor” is the show’s highest rated, and again when it aired in 2001 it was one of the vital standard exhibits on tv, with virtually each member of the cast being skyrocketed to fame.

However, after their fifteen minutes of fame, many cast members roughly pale into obscurity, which is why many followers of modern-day “Survivor” might not know that one outstanding castaway was not too long ago tapped by President Joseph R. Biden to serve within the U.S. federal authorities.

Here’s what you must know:

Nick Brown Is Now A U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington

In July 2021, Biden tapped Brown, who now goes formally by Nicholas W. Brown, to function U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington after the earlier Attorney, Brian T. Moran, resigned. According to the Seattle Times, this cameafter Brown was really useful by Washington Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell in January 2021.On September 30, he was confirmed through voice vote within the U.S. Senate, and was sworn in per week afterward October 7.

According to the United States Department of Justice, a U.S. Attorney is tasked with guaranteeing “that the legal guidelines be faithfully executed.” The web site explains that “The President appoints a United States Attorney to every of the 94 federal districts (Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands are separate districts however share a United States Attorney). The United States Attorney is the chief federal regulation enforcement officer of their district and can be concerned in civil litigation the place the United States is a celebration.” The time period of a U.S. Attorney lasts 4 years.

Fans of “The Australian Outback” will do not forget that Nick Brown, then 23, was a scholar at Harvard Law School (“Harvard Law scholar” was particularly what he listed as his occupation on the time). He went on to obtain his Juris Doctor the next yr, in 2002, in accordance with the White House’s July 2021 announcement of Attorney nominees. Before that, he attended Morehouse College, a traditionally black males’s liberal arts faculty in Georgia, the place he graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts.

Since His ‘Survivor’ Appearance, Brown Has Aided a Governor in Their 2020 Presidential Run

Nick Brown

After graduating from Harvard, Brown instantly dove into the authorized subject. Brown, whose dwelling state was Washington on the time of his “Survivor” look, in accordance with his CBS bio, ultimately labored his manner as much as turn out to be the assistant United States legal professional (also called a federal prosecutor, in accordance with Harvard Law) for the Western District of Washington (the district the place he would ultimately turn out to be the best rating Attorney) in 2007. He held that place till 2013, in accordance with the DOJ.

From 2013 to 2017, he served as basic counsel to Washington Governor Jay Inslee, who started his time period as Governor in 2013. Inslee, who ran for President within the 2020 Democratic primaries, practiced mock debates along with his former chief counsel in 2019, in accordance with the New York Times. In these mock debates, Brown would play plenty of rivals. Inslee dropped out of the Democratic primaries in August 2019, earlier than voting started.

According to Pacifica Law Group, of which he was a associate, Brown was additionally appointed as a co-chair of Washington’s Judicial Selection Committee in 2018.

During his time on “Survivor,” Brown was a member of the ill-fated Kucha tribe, and was voted out in seventh place, as a result of energy post-merge of the dominant former Ogakor tribe. He bought to be a member of the jury, and ultimately cast his vote for Colby Donaldson, who would go on to lose in a 4-3 vote to Tina Wesson.

“Survivor” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS. Be positive to catchseason 42when it premieres March 9, 2022.


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