THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ALFRED C. DECOTIIS TO BE AN ALTERNATE REPRESENTATIVE TO THE FIFTIETH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS President Clinton today announced his intent to nominate Alfred C.
DeCotiis to be an Alternate Representative to the fiftieth session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Mr. DeCotiis is currently a Senior Partner in the Roseland, New Jersey law firm of DeCotiis, Philips, Lundsten & Bronster. He is also a former Assistant United States Attorney. He has received personal commendations for his prosecutorial achievements from FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and from United States Attorney General John Mitchell. Mr. DeCotiis was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. In 1984 he served as counsel to the New Jersey Assembly committee on Independent Authorities and Commissions, and from 1984 to 1988 served as Vice Chairman of the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority. Mr. DeCotiis earned his undergraduate degree at Villanova University in a three year accelerated program and was nominated for a Rhodes Scholarship. He then graduated from Villanova Law School where he was elected President of the Bar Association.