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Americus attorney appointed deputy executive council

September 1, 2005
from The Governor's Office

ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Spence Pryor as Deputy Executive Counsel. Pryor joins Executive Counsel Rebecca Sullivan and Deputy Executive Counsel Jud Turner in the Governor’s Counsel Office.

“Spence Pryor’s legal experience during the last four years with the U.S. Department of Justice will be a valuable asset to this office and the people of Georgia ,” said Governor Sonny Perdue. “I look forward to him joining our team and serving in this administration.”

Thomas Charles Spencer “Spence” Pryor, a 32-year-old Americus native, has served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia in the Major Crimes section of the Criminal Division since March 2005.

 Previously, Pryor served in various capacities including counsel to the Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice and as a prosecutor in the Terrorism and National Security Unit for the Eastern District of Virginia.

He is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, the Federalist Society and the Gridiron Secret Society. Pryor earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from The University of Georgia and his law degree from University of Georgia School of Law. Pryor is married to Elissabeth “Lissa” Pryor.

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