THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES GINGER EHN LEW TO THE COUNCIL OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES President Clinton today announced the appointment of Ginger Ehn
Lew to the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States.
Ginger Ehn Lew of California currently serves as the General Counsel of the Department of Commerce, managing a staff of over 375 attorneys. In this capacity, she oversees all Departmental litigation and provides legal support for a broad range of program areas including international trade negotiations, economic development and technology grants, export control issues, environmental regulations and domestic and international intellectual property issues.
Prior to her appointment as General Counsel of the Department of Commerce, Ms. Lew was Vice President and General Counsel for Energeo, Inc. in San Francisco. From 1986 to 1991, Ms. Lew served with Ernst & Young in the International Trade Advisory Practice, advising domestic manufacturers on regulatory and trade barriers in Europe, East Asia and North America. From 1980 to 1982, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asia and the Pacific Islands at the Department of State. Ms. Lew earned a B.A. from UCLA and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall).
The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) is responsible for making recommendations to the President, cabinet departments, administrative agencies, the Congress and the Judicial Conference of the United States on ways to improve the fairness and efficiency of administrative agencies.