General Counsels Since 1935
|Name||Period of Service|
|Peter Sung Ohr (D)15||01/25/21||Present|
|Alice B. Stock14||01/20/21||01/21/21|
|Peter B. Robb (R)||11/17/17||01/20/2021|
|Jennifer A. Abruzzo13 (D)||11/01/17||11/17/17|
|Richard F. Griffin, Jr. (D)||11/4/13||10/31/17|
|Lafe Solomon12 (D)||06/21/10||11/4/13|
|Ronald Meisburg 11 (R)||01/04/06||06/18/10|
|Arthur F. Rosenfeld 10 (R)||07/01/05||01/03/06|
|John E. Higgins, Jr. 9 (R)||06/04/05||06/30/05|
|Arthur F. Rosenfeld 8 (R)||06/04/01||06/03/05|
|John E. Higgins, Jr. 7 (R)||05/16/01||06/03/01|
|Leonard R. Page 6 (D)||11/29/99||04/20/01|
|Frederick L. Feinstein 5 (D)||03/03/94||11/19/99|
|Daniel Silverman 2 (D)||11/28/93||03/02/94|
|Jerry M. Hunter (R)||11/28/89||11/27/93|
|Joseph E. DeSio 2 (R)||04/04/89||11/22/89|
|Rosemary M. Collyer 4 (R)||10/16/84||04/03/89|
|Wilford W. Johansen 2 (R)||04/27/84||10/12/84|
|William A. Lubbers 3 (D)||12/24/79||04/24/84|
|Norton J. Come 2 (D)||10/20/79||12/23/79|
|John S. Irving (R)||12/01/75||10/19/79|
|John C. Miller 2 (R)||08/15/75||11/30/75|
|Peter G. Nash (R)||08/24/71||08/14/75|
|Eugene G. Goslee 2 (R)||06/26/71||08/23/71|
|Arnold Ordman (D)||05/14/63||06/25/71|
|Stuart Rothman (R)||06/29/59||05/13/63|
|Jerome D. Fenton (R)||03/04/57||06/28/59|
|Kenneth McGuiness 2 (R)||01/03/57||03/03/57|
|Theophil C. Kammholz (R)||03/29/55||01/02/57|
|George J. Bott (D)||09/29/50||12/20/54|
|Robert N. Denham (R)||08/01/47||09/15/50|
|Gerhard P. Van Arkel (D)||07/14/46||06/22/47|
|David A. Morse (D)||09/17/45||06/30/46|
|Alvin J. Rockwell (D)||01/01/44||09/16/45|
|Robert B. Watts (D)||12/01/40||12/31/43|
|Charles Fahy (D)||09/16/35||09/27/40|
1 Date at beginning period of service may be appointment, continuation, or oath of office. General Counsels whose service began prior to 1947 were appointed by the Board; those whose terms began subsequently were appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
2 Acting General Counsel.
3 Served under a recess appointment from 12/24/79 to 4/22/80.
4 Served under a recess appointment from 10/16/84 to 4/3/85.
5 Upon expiration of term on 3/2/98, President Clinton appointed Mr. Feinstein Acting General Counsel. On 10/22/98, he received a recess appointment to serve as General Counsel.
6 Served under a recess appointment by President Clinton from 11/29/99 to 12/15/00. He was designated Acting General Counsel on 12/19/00.
7 Appointed Acting General Counsel by President Bush on 5/16/01.
8 Nominated by President Bush on 5/24/01 for a 4-year term. Confirmed by Senate 5/26/01.
9 Acting General Counsel.
10 Appointed Acting General Counsel by President Bush.
11Served under a recess appointment by President Bush from 1/4/06 until confirmed by Senate on 8/3/06 for a 4-year term that began on 8/14/06 when President Bush signed his commission.
12 Appointed Acting General Counsel by President Obama.
13 Acting General Counsel.
14Acting General Counsel.
15Designated Acting General Counsel by President Biden pursuant to Section 3(d) of the Act, 29 U.S.C. § 153(d).