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Law Alumna Tapped by President Obama for Post

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011

President Barack Obama has nominated Gineen M. Bresso L'99 to serve another term as Commissioner with the Election Assistance Commission. Bresso was originally nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate in October 2008.

gineen_bressojpgPrior to her appointment to the Commission, Bresso was the minority elections counsel for the Committee on House Administration and worked as a policy advisor to former Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., where her primary area of focus was election law. Bresso also served as an Attorney-Advisor in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where she reviewed and prosecuted applications for federal trademark registration. A former member of the Western New England Law Review, Bresso clerked for the Honorable Arnie W. Davis in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

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