THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES LINDA L. ROBERTSON TO BE TREASURY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS The President today nominated Linda L. Robertson of Washington,
D.C. to be the Treasury Department's Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs.
Ms. Robertson has been serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs (Tax and Budget) since January 1993. In that role, she has been responsible for the Treasury Department's legislative activities relating to tax and budget issues.
Prior to joining Treasury, she was a partner with the law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy in Washington, D.C. Ms. Robertson served on the staff of Representative James Jones from 1976 until 1987, as Staff Counsel and later Tax Counsel, handling all tax legislation before the Committee on Ways and Means.
Ms. Robertson received a B.S. from the University of Southern Illinois in 1976, a J.D. from the University of Tulsa in 1979, and a Master of Laws in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1986. She was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in 1980 and the D.C. Bar in 1987, and is a member of the American Bar Association.