Scott Dahl was appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate in October 2013 as the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
As IG, Mr. Dahl is responsible for overseeing a nationwide program of audits and investigations involving DOL programs and operations. He also directs investigations of organized crime influence and labor racketeering and corruption in employee benefit plans, unions, and labor-management relations, as well as human trafficking related to DOL programs.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Dahl served as the Inspector General at the Smithsonian Institution. In addition, he has served in other senior positions in the Inspector General community, including the Department of Justice, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of Commerce. Before joining the IG community, Mr. Dahl served in the Department of Justice as a corruption prosecutor in the Public Integrity Section of the Criminal Division and as a trial attorney in the Civil Fraud Section of the Civil Division. For more than 20 years, he was an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching courses on ethics and public corruption.