Conner Eldridge of Arkadelphia has been confirmed by the Senate as U.S. attorney for the western district of Arkansas. Background from a joint news release from Arkansas's senators:
Conner Eldridge has served as a Special Deputy Prosecutor for the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office of Clark County, Arkansas since 2009. Eldridge previously worked for Summit Bank and Summit Bancorp, Inc., from 2004 to 2010, serving in various senior management positions. He was named Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Following law school, he was a law clerk for the Honorable G. Thomas Eisele of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas from 2003 to 2004. Eldridge graduated from Davidson College in 1999 and from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2003.