Full Name
Scott Kerin
Job Title
Assistant United States Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice
Speaker Bio
Scott Kerin is an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the U.S. Department of Justice in Portland, Oregon where he investigates and prosecutes complex organized crime, cybercrime, and violent crime cases. Scott has been a federal prosecutor for 19 years. From 2019 to 2021, Scott served as the International Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (ICHIP) Attorney Advisor in Bucharest, Romania training and assisting prosecutors and law enforcement officers in Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe investigate and prosecute intellectual property crime and cybercrime cases. In 2021, the U.S. Ambassador to Romania recognized Scott with an Outstanding Achievement Award for his work as an ICHIP and his contributions to advancing the bilateral relationship between the United States and Romania. In 2020, Scott received the U.S. Department of Justice’s Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service. He has also received the U.S. Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Administrator’s Award, U.S. Interdiction Coordinator’s Major Campaign Award, Federal Law Enforcement Officer Association’s Prosecutor of the Year Award, and Homeland Security Investigations’ Executive Associate Director’s Award. Scott is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Portland State University. Scott received his law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon and his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Scott Kerin