The President today announced the appointment of Frederick D. Nelson to be Associate Counsel to the President.
Since 1988 Mr. Nelson has been a litigator with the law firm of Taft, Stettinius Hollister in Cincinnati, OH. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General (1986 - 1987) and special assistant to the Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice (1985 - 1986); majority counsel, Subcommittee on Criminal Law, Senate Judiciary Committee (1983 - 1985); and summer litigation associate with the law firm of Calfee, Halter Griswold in Cleveland, OH (June 1981 and August 1982).
Mr. Nelson graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY (A.B., 1980), and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1983). He was born in Lakewood, OH, on October 19, 1958.