Trump Picks Former US Attorney Acosta To Lead DOL

Law360, New York (February 16, 2017, 12:56 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday tapped law school dean R. Alexander Acosta — a former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, one-time National Labor Relations Board member and the first Hispanic to ascend to the top of the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division — to serve as secretary of labor. 

President Donald Trump nominated R. Alexander Acosta, seen here in a 2008 file photo, to become the secretary of labor Thursday after Andrew Puzder took himself out of consideration Wednesday. (AP) In...
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