Catholic University law school alumnus J. Caleb Boggs III, Class of 1987, has been named as the 2012 Republican Lawyer of the Year by the Board of Governors of the Republican National Lawyers Association.
This award recognizes lawyers for outstanding professional accomplishments and years of dedicated service to the Republican Party and its ideals. A reception in his honor will be held Oct. 10 at The Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street, SE, Washington, D.C.
“J.C.” Boggs is a partner in the government advocacy and public policy practice at King & Spalding. He is also a member of Catholic University's Securities Alumni Practice Group and has contributed to the scholarship fund for the securities law program.
Prior to his private practice, Boggs served in a number of positions in government. In 2009, President George W. Bush appointed him to a six-year term as representative to the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, an agency of the World Bank. He also served as committee counsel to U.S. Senator William V. Roth Jr.
In 2010, he established the Boggs Scholarship for Public Service at the University of Delaware in honor of his grandfather and namesake, former Governor of Delaware and U.S. Senator, J. Caleb Boggs.
A past president of the Republican National Lawyers Association, Boggs remains an active member of its Board of Governors. An early supporter of Gov. Mitt Romney in 2008 and 2012, Boggs co-chairs Lawyers for Romney in Delaware, and has worked to promote Lawyers for Romney nationwide.
Boggs is a competitive open water swimmer and enjoys racquet sports, skiing and sailing. His wife, Bhavana, is vice president and assistant general counsel of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC. They live in Washington, D.C.