THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CHARLES A. HUNNICUTT ASSISTANT
SECRETARY FOR AVIATION AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
President Clinton announced today the appointment of Charles A. Hunnicutt as Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Mr. Hunnicutt will serve as a recess appointee. Mr. Hunnicutt was nominated on September 19, 1995 and his nomination is pending before the Senate.
Mr. Hunnicutt is currently a partner in the Washington law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller, and Ciresi where his practice focuses on all aspects of international trade and contract law. He has strong experience in the fields of government regulation of international trade. Mr. Hunnicutt served as legal advisor to the Chair of the International Trade Commission from 1980-1987. From 1979-1980 he served as Executive Assistant to the Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade, and from 1977-1979 he was Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce responsible for textile trade policy. Mr. Hunnicutt received his B.S. in International Business from The American University, his J.D. from the University of Georgia and his LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Brussels.
Mr. Hunnicutt's background, knowledge and experience are necessary and important as the Department of Transportation develops and implements international aviation and land transportation policies, including the North American Free Trade Agreement.