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Public Papers - 1991 - July

Nomination of Arthur J. Rothkopf To Be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation


The President today announced his intention to nominate Arthur J. Rothkopf, of the District of Columbia, to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation. He would succeed Phillip D. Brady.

Currently Mr. Rothkopf serves as a senior partner with the law firm of Hogan   Hartson in Washington, DC, and has served as a partner, 1969 - present, and as an associate, 1967 - 1969. Prior to this, he served as associate tax legislative counsel with the Department of the Treasury, 1963 - 1966; supervisory attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission, 1960 - 1963; and as a staff attorney with the Department of the Treasury, Customs Service, 1958 - 1960.

Mr. Rothkopf graduated from Lafayette College (B.A., 1955) and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1958). He was born May 24, 1935, in New York, NY. Mr. Rothkopf is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

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