President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
- Eric D. Eberhard – Member, Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation
President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
Eric D. Eberhard, Nominee for Member, Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation
Eric D. Eberhard is the Distinguished Indian Law Practitioner in Residence and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Indian Law and Policy at the Seattle University School of Law, positions he has held since 2009 and 2014, respectively. Mr. Eberhard is also an Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Suislaw Indians in Oregon, a position he has held since 2012. He was a Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP from 1995 to 2009. Mr. Eberhard served as General Counsel and Staff Director on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs for Senator John McCain from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Eberhard served as Executive Director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office from 1985 to 1987 and as Deputy Attorney General of the Navajo Nation from 1983 to 1985. Mr. Eberhard is Vice Chairman of the Native American Concerns Committee of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Individual Rights and Responsibilities and is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation from 2000 to 2014, and served as the Board’s Chairman from 2011 to 2014 and as Chair of its Committee on the Native Nations Institute from 2001 to 2011. Mr. Eberhard received a B.A. from Western Reserve University, a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati, and an LL.M from the George Washington University.