Obama Taps Former Trade Attorney For ITC Post

Law360, New York (April 8, 2011, 5:22 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday tapped David S. Johanson, a Republican Senate staff trade attorney, to join the U.S. International Trade Commission.

The White House said it planned to nominate Johanson to become a member of the agency, and to name Sean Robert Mulvaney to the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Johanson has served as international trade counsel as part of the Republican staff for the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance since 2003. Before joining the committee, he worked in...
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