Nomination of Jonathan C. Rose To Be an Assistant Attorney General

April 29, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jonathan C. Rose to be an Assistant Attorney General (Office of Legal Policy), Department of Justice.

Since 1978 Mr. Rose has been in the practice of law with the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue. Prior to joining this firm, he was with the Department of Justice in various positions from 1974 to 1977; as General Counsel, Council on International Economic Policy, Executive Office of the President from 1972 to 1974; as Special Assistant to the President from 1971 to 1972; and was a law clerk to Justice R. Ammi Cutter of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts from 1967 to 1968.

Mr. Rose served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971, when he was honorably discharged. He graduated from Yale University in 1963 with an A.B. degree, and from Harvard Law School in 1967 with an LL.B. degree, cum laude. He was admitted to the Bars for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia in 1971 and the Ohio State Bar in 1978.

Mr. Rose is married and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 8, 1941.