Public Papers

Nomination of Stephen John Hadley To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense


The President today announced his intention to nominate Stephen John Hadley to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Policy). He would succeed Ronald F. Lehman II.

Since 1981 Mr. Hadley has been a partner with Shea and Gardner, Attorneys at Law, in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was an associate with Shea and Gardner, 1977 - 1981. Mr. Hadley served on the National Security Council staff in the Office of Program Analysis, 1974 - 1977, and as a member of the analysis group for the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1972 - 1974.

Mr. Hadley graduated from Cornell University (B.A., 1969) and Yale Law School (J.D., 1972). He was an active-duty U.S. naval officer, 1972 - 1975. Mr. Hadley was born February 13, 1947, in Toledo, OH. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.