THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES PATRICK A. MULLOY AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR MARKET ACCESS AND COMPLIANCE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
The President today announced his intent to nominate Patrick A. Mulloy as Assistant Secretary for Market Access and Compliance at the Department of Commerce.
Mr. Patrick A. Mulloy, of Kingston, Pennsylvania, is currently Chief Democratic International Counsel for the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. During his fifteen year tenure with the Banking Committee, Mr. Mulloy has also served as the Committee's Senior Counsel and International Affairs Advisor, General Counsel, and Minority General Counsel. In those positions, he contributed to much of the international trade and finance legislation reported by the Committee including titles of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, dealing with international economic coordination and exchange rules, foreign bribery and export controls, and the Export Enhancement Act of 1992, which established the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee. Prior to coming to the Senate, Mr. Mulloy served as a Senior Attorney with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and was a Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State.
Mr. Mulloy has a LL.M. from Harvard University Law School, a J.D. from George Washington University Law School, an M.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and a B.A. from King's College.
The Assistant Secretary for Market Access and Compliance advises the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade and the Secretary of Commerce on the analysis, formulation, and implementation of U.S. international economic policies of a bilateral, multilateral, and regional nature. The Assistant Secretary also carries out programs to promote international trade, improve access by U.S. companies to overseas markets, and strengthen the international trade and investment position of the United States.