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Regina T. Jefferson

Regina T. Jefferson


President Obama Announced His Intent to Appoint
CUA Law Professor 
Regina T. Jefferson to Key Administration Post

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On July 15, 2015, Regina T. Jefferson, Professor of Law at CUA Law, was nominated by President Obama to a key Administration post on the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. 

Below are excerpts from the White House's Press Release:

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent
to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:

Susan Coppedge – Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking,
with rank of Ambassador at Large, Department of State

Jessie Roberson – Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Marc Jonathan Sievers – Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, Department of State

Kenneth Damian Ward – Rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States
Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Department of State

President Obama also announced his intent to appoint the following individual to a key Administration post:

Regina T. Jefferson – Member, Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

President Obama said, “These individuals have demonstrated knowledge and dedication throughout their careers. I am grateful they have chosen to take on these important roles, and I look forward to working with them. 

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Regina T. Jefferson, Appointee for Member, Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Regina T. Jefferson is a Professor of Law at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, a position she has held since 2000. Ms. Jefferson has worked at the Columbus School of Law in a number of positions since 1992, including Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Law, and Visiting Professor of Law. Between 1991 and 2014, she served as Visiting Professor of federal income taxation and tax policy at a number of law schools, including Georgetown University Law Center and Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. From 1987 to 1990, Ms. Jefferson served as an Attorney and Tax Law Specialist at the Employee Plan Division of the Internal Revenue Service. In 1986, Ms. Jefferson served as a Law Clerk for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and a Legal Intern for the Individual Tax Division at the Internal Revenue Service. Ms. Jefferson began her legal career as a Law Clerk for Leftwich, Moore, & Douglas in 1985. She was a Fellow in the American College of Employee Benefits and the National Academy of Social Insurance. Ms. Jefferson is a member of the Pension Rights Center Board of Directors, the BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter Advisory Board, and the Institute on Retirement Security Academic Advisory Board. She is also a former chair of the Employee Benefit Section of the Association of American Law Schools. Ms. Jefferson received a B.S. from Howard University, a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, and an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center.

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