Nomination of Mark Sullivan III To Be General Counsel of the Department of the Treasury


December 4, 1987


The President today announced his intention to nominate Mark Sullivan III to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury. He would succeed Robert Michael Kimmitt.


Since 1985 Mr. Sullivan has been Associate Director for Legal and Financial Affairs for the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House, Washington, DC. Mr. Sullivan is also a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States, 1986 - 1987. Prior to this he was a partner with Baker & Hostetler in Washington, DC, 1984 - 1985. Mr. Sullivan was Special Counsel to the Federal National Mortgage Association, 1979 - 1985. He was a partner with Hamel & Park in Washington, DC, 1975 - 1985, and an associate with Hamel, Park, McCabe & Saunders, 1969 - 1975.


Mr. Sullivan graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1964) and the University of Virginia (LL.B., 1967). He was born December 18, 1941, in Washington, DC. Mr. Sullivan is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.