THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES AMY L. BONDURANT AS U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TO THE ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
The President announced today his intent to nominate Amy L. Bondurant as U.S. Representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Ms. Bondurant, of Washington, D.C., is an attorney with the D.C.-based law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand. She began her 22-year career in government service and private legal practice in 1975, as a legislative aide to United States Senator Wendell Ford. From 1978 to 1987, she served as a counsel to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation under the Chairmanship of Senator Ernest F. Hollings, and to the Committee's Consumer Subcommittee under the successive Chairmanships of Senator Wendell Ford and then-Senator Al Gore. Ms. Bondurant joined Verner, Liipfert in 1987, where she has served on both the firm's Board of Directors and its five-member Executive Committee. She was appointed Chair of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) by then-Secretary Pena, and continues to serve as a member of the Advisory Committee.
Born in Union City, Tennessee, Ms. Bondurant, the daughter of Judge and Mrs. John C. Bondurant, was raised in Hickman, Kentucky. She received a B.A. with Honors from the University of Kentucky in 1972, and a J.D. from the Washington School of Law at American University in 1978. She is married to David E. Dunn, III, and has a six-year-old son.