Cooley Partner Roel Campos Named to President-elect Obama's Transition Economic Advisory Board
Washington, DC – November 10, 2008 – Cooley Godward Kronish announced today that Washington, DC partner-in-charge Roel Campos has been selected to join an elite team of financial and economic experts on President-elect Barack Obama's economic advisory team. Mr. Campos is one of the 17 members of the Transition Economic Advisory Board that met with the President-elect on Friday, Nov. 7 in Chicago, and he will continue to be involved in advising Mr. Obama in addressing the U.S. economic situation.
In addition to Mr. Campos, the Transition Economic Advisory Board includes former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker, investor Warren Buffett, former Secretaries of the Treasury Department Lawrence Summers and Robert Rubin, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and several other prominent members from the private and public sectors. The Advisory Board will offer wide-ranging counsel to the president-elect as he fills top administration posts and develops an economic recovery plan.
"We are very proud that Roel will be playing such an integral role in the new administration's transition economic planning," said Joe Conroy, Chief Executive Officer of Cooley.
Mr. Campos, a former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission and a former U.S. federal prosecutor, joined Cooley's 325-member Litigation Department in 2007. Cooley's Litigation Department was named to The National Law Journal's "Defense Hot List" in 2007 for its cutting-edge legal strategies.
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