Sally Quillian Yates born august 20, 1960 is an American lawyer. She was appointed to the position of United States Attorney and later the United States Deputy Attorney General by then-president Barack Obama, and later was Acting United States Attorney General.
Quick Facts and Information on Sally Yates
|Date of Birth||August 20, 1960|
|Country||United States of America|
|College/University||University of Georgia|
|Net Worth||$9 million|
|Social Media||Twitter, Facebook|
|Mother||Xara Terrell Quillian|
|Children||Kelley Malone Yates, James Quillian Yates|
|Sister||Terell Quillian Marshall|
Sally Yates Education
Regarding her education, she attended Dunwoody High School. After her high school graduation, she enrolled at the University of Georgia and received her Bachelor of arts degree in journalism in 1982. Later, she attended the University of Georgia School of Law and earned a Juris Doctor degree from there. She graduated magna cum laude. She worked as executive editor for Georgia law Review while pursuing her studies in law school.
Sally Yates Career
In 1986, Yates was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia. From 1986 to 1989, Yates was an associate at the law firm King & Spalding in Atlanta, specializing in commercial litigation. In 1989, she was hired as Assistant U.S. Attorney by Bob Barr for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia.
Early in her career at the Department of Justice, Yates prosecuted a variety of types of cases including white-collar fraud and political corruption. In 1994, she became Chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section. Sally was the lead prosecutor in the case of Eric Rudolph, who committed the Centennial Olympic Park bombing; a terrorist convicted for a series of anti-abortion and anti-gay bombings across the southern United States between 1996 and 1998, which killed two people and injured over 120 others.
She rose to First Assistant U.S. Attorney in 2002 and to Acting U.S. Attorney in 2004. In the U.S. Attorney’s office, she held leadership positions under both Republican and Democratic administrations.
President Barack Obama nominated Yates to be U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Georgia. She was confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 2010. Yates was the first woman to hold that position in the Northern District of Georgia. During her time as a U.S. Attorney, Yates was appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder to be Vice-Chair of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee.
In January 2017, she was sacked by President Donald Trump for betraying the department by not acknowledging to enforce the immigration order which has been proposed to protect the citizen of the United States.
Sally Yates Net Worth / Salary
Sally Yates is a venerate and experienced American lawyer. She has quite good earnings from her professional career as a Lawyer. As of 2020, Sally Yates’ net worth is estimated to be around $9 million.
Sally and Comer Yates have investments of between $500,000 to $1 million in Coca Cola. They have investments of $1-5 million in both Equifax and fidelity. Given the large position in investments, and other assets it is safe to say that Sally Yates’s net worth will take a good leap upwards in the years to come.
Sally Yates Marriage, Age, Parents, Siblings,
Yates’s husband, J. Comer Yates, is an executive director of the Atlanta Speech School. In 1994 and 1996, he unsuccessfully ran for Congress as a Democrat. The couple has two children, a daughter, Kelley Malone, and a son, James “Quill” Quillian.
Yates now 60 years of age was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to John Kelley Quillian (1930–1986), an attorney and judge who was a judge on the Georgia Court of Appeals between 1966 and 1984, and his wife, Xara “Mickey” DeBeaugrine Quillian (née Terrell; 1931–2012), an interior designer.
Her grandmother had been one of the first women admitted to the Georgia Bar; however, she was not hired as an attorney, instead of working as a legal secretary for Yates’s grandfather. Yates has written and spoken about suicide prevention, discussing her father’s struggles with depression and his suicide in 1986.
Terrel Quillian Marshall is the only sister of Sally Yates.
Sally Yates Social Media
As a former Deputy General of the united states, sally yates used to be quite active and vocal on Twitter. But now she is quite inactive with only a few tweets in a month. She joined Twitter in June of 2017 with nearly 999.3k followers as of November 18, 2020. She expresses herself on various political matters and about equality on her Twitter account. Her Twitter account is @SallyQYates.