The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert Michael Guttman, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor for Labor Management Standards. He would succeed Mary Sterling.
Mr. Guttman currently serves as a consultant in Washington, DC. Prior to this, Mr. Guttman served as Chief of Staff to the Vice President, 1988 - 1989; a senior advisor to Senator Dan Quayle, 1981 - 1988; and as a specialist on social legislation for the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress, 1970 - 1981. From 1956 to 1970, Mr. Guttman served in various positions at the United States Department of Labor including Associate Solicitor for Legislation and Legal Counsel.
Mr. Guttman graduated from Harvard College (A.B., 1952) and George Washington University (LL.B., 1961). Mr. Guttman was born August 9, 1928, in Munich, Germany. He served in the British Army, 1947 - 1949. Mr. Guttman is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.