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Posted on: August 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Colorado Attorney General speaks with Greenburgh interns

Phil Weiser was a former Hastings resident (attended Hastings High). He managed my first campaign for Greenburgh Town Supervisor He was a clerk to two United States Supreme Court Justices, worked for President Obama and then was elected Attorney General

COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL PHIL WEISER, FORMER HASTINGS RESIDENT & FIRST CAMPAIGN MANAGER FOR PAUL FEINER SPEAKS TO GREENBURGH SUMMER INTERNS LAST WEEK

WEISER ALSO CLERKED FOR JUSTICE  RUTH BADER GINSBURG, BYRON WHITE

LINK BELOW TO CONVERSATION WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL


30 years ago Phil Weiser was a resident of Hastings on Hudson. Before starting law school he agreed to serve as my campaign manager for Greenburgh Town Supervisor. After our successful campaign Phil graduated NYU Law School, clerked for two Justices on the US Supreme Court (Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Byron White. Phil later served as Dean of the University of Colorado Law School and became Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the US Department of Justice.  He was elected Attorney General of Colorado. Last week Phil spent some time (via zoom) chatting with the Greenburgh summer interns about his experiences. Phil discussed the opiod epidemic, water,  answered questions how the town should deal with marijuana (now that it is legal). And, he invited students to apply for internships in his office next summer. One of the interns already expressed interest.  This years summer internship program is being coordinated by Town Clerk Judith Beville.  Watch Phil's presentation  by clicking onto the link below.

LINK TO PHIL WEISER CONVERSATION WITH GREENBURGH SUMMER INTERNS


Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser was sworn in as the State’s 39th Attorney General on January 8, 2019. As the state’s chief legal officer, Attorney General Weiser is committed to protecting the people of Colorado and building an innovative and collaborative organization that will address a range of statewide challenges, from addressing the opioid epidemic to reforming our criminal justice system to protecting our land, air, and water.

Attorney General Weiser has dedicated his life to the law, justice, and public service. Before running for office, Weiser served as the Hatfield Professor of Law and Dean of the University of Colorado Law School, where he founded the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship and co-chaired the Colorado Innovation Council.

Weiser served as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice and as Senior Advisor for Technology and Innovation in the Obama Administration’s National Economic Council. He served on President Obama’s Transition Team, overseeing the Federal Trade Commission and previously served in President Bill Clinton’s Department of Justice as senior counsel to the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division, advising on telecommunications matters.

Before his appointment at the Justice Department, Weiser served as a law clerk to Justices Byron R. White and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the United States Supreme Court and to Judge David Ebel at the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Colorado.

The son and grandson of Holocaust survivors, Weiser is deeply committed to the American Dream and ensuring opportunity for all Coloradans. Weiser lives in Denver with his wife, Dr. Heidi Wald, and their two children


Paul Feiner
Greenburgh Town Supervisor

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