Acting Assistant Attorney General to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

Acting Assistant Attorney General to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

8/25/17 ASHLAND, Ohio – In celebration of Constitution Day, Chad Readler, acting assistant attorney general, will speak on the topic of “Justice and the Constitution” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Friday, Sept. 15, at 12 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this dinner and lecture event are $20 per person or $160 for a table of eight. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Carrie Clever at 419-289-5411 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Readler was appointed acting assistant attorney general for the Civil Division on Jan. 30, 2017. As the acting assistant attorney general, Readler oversees the largest litigating division in the Department of Justice. Each year, the Civil Division’s 1,100 lawyers represent some 200 client agencies in approximately 50,000 different matters. The Civil Division represents the United States in a wide array of civil litigation.

Before joining the Department, Readler handled complex civil and criminal litigation matters, with an emphasis on appellate litigation, as a partner with Jones Day. In addition to his federal service, Readler has served all three branches of Ohio government in an appointed capacity, including as a member of the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission.

Readler earned his undergraduate degree and law degree, with honors, from the University of Michigan.

The Ashbrook Center, located on the campus of Ashland University, seeks to restore and strengthen the capacities of the American people for constitutional self-government. Through undergraduate, graduate and civic programs, the Ashbrook Center aspires to be the leading national educator in the enduring principles and practice of free government in the United States.  ###