Study Group: The Expansive Executive Branch: Who Sets Policy and Who Controls What Gets Done? The Relationship of Federal Agencies to the White House – and Each Other – From Varied Vantage Points
Jeff Rosen (Harvard Law School ‘82) served as the Acting Attorney General of the United States and the Deputy Attorney General of the United States during 2019 to 2021. Rosen is now of counsel at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Rosen also has the unusual distinction of having served as the second ranking official and COO of two separate federal Cabinet Departments, and of having served in four federal agencies and in three Senate-confirmed positions across different Presidential Administrations. His other public service roles included his time as the Deputy U.S. Secretary of Transportation, General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor at the White House Office of Management and Budget, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. In addition, he has served as Chair of Virginia's Commission to Combat Antisemitism, and he is also a former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.