Hoeven Secures Senate Confirmation for Drew Wrigley to Serve as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley to again serve as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota. 

“We’ve worked very hard on it, and I’m pleased that we’ve been able to get confirmation for Drew Wrigley as U.S. Attorney,” said Hoeven. “He served in this role before. He did an outstanding job, and I know he will do a great job again for our state in that capacity.”

Wrigley served as Lt. Governor of North Dakota from 2010 to 2016. Prior to that, he served as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota from 2001 to 2009, the top federal law enforcement officer for the state. He received his bachelor’s degree in Economics with honors from the University of North Dakota and is a graduate of the American University Washington College of Law. Following law school, Wrigley served as a prosecuting attorney in the Office of the Fargo City Attorney and as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia from 1993 to 1998.