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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on the Swearing-in of Jeffrey A. Rosen as Deputy Attorney General of the United States

WASHINGTON – Attorney General William P. Barr issued the following statement:

"Jeffrey Rosen is a distinguished lawyer who has served at the highest levels of government and the private sector," said Attorney General William P. Barr. "As an attorney, he has more than 35 years’ experience litigating complex matters in state and federal courts across the country, including as a partner at Kirkland & Ellis. He supervised more than 400 attorneys while serving as General Counsel at the Department of Transportation and also served as General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor at the White House Office of Management and Budget. In his most recent position, he served as Deputy Secretary of Transportation, where he successfully led 50,000 employees.  His years of outstanding legal and management experience will make him an excellent Deputy Attorney General.”   

Jeffrey A. Rosen Swearing-In

 

Press Release Number: 
19-558
Updated May 22, 2019