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President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

  • Charles Keckler – Member, Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

Charles Keckler, Nominee for Member, Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation
Charles Keckler is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation, a position he has held since 2010.  He is also a Presidential Scholar at George Mason University's School of Public Policy.  Previously, Mr. Keckler was a Visiting Faculty member at the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University from 2009 to 2011.  Mr. Keckler was a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 2008 to 2009 and a Senior Advisor at HHS from 2007 to 2008.  From 2004 to 2006, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the George Mason University School of Law.  Mr. Keckler was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law at the Northwestern University College of Law from 2003 to 2004.  From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Keckler was an associate at Mayer Brown and a Law Clerk at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 2000 to 2001.  Mr. Keckler received an A.B. from Harvard College, an M.A. from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

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