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Thomas E. Donilon

Thomas E. Donilon, American National Security Advisor, lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia. Recipient Distinguished Service award, United States Department State, 1996.

Background

  • Donilon, Thomas E. was born on May 14, 1955 in Providence.

  • Education

    • Bachelor summa cum laude, Catholic University, 1977. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1985.

    Career

    • With Office Congressional Liaison The White House, 1977-1979. National delegate selection coordinator, national convention director Carter-Mondale Presidential Campaign, 1979-1980. Lecturer politics Catholic University America, 1981.

      National campaign coordinator Mondale for President Campaign, 1983-1984. Associate O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, 1985-1992, partner, 1992-1993. Assistant secretary for public affairs United States Department State, 1993—1996, chief of staff to secretary, 1994-1999.

      Senior vice president, general counsel E.V.P., Inc., Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association), Washington, 1999—2005, member Office of the Chairman, 2003—2005. Partner O’Melveny & Myers LLP, 2005—2009. Assistant to the President & deputy assistant for national security affairs National Security Council, 2009—2010, assistant to President for national security affairs, since 2010.

      Consultant Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1988. Presidential debate coordinator Clinton-Gore Presidential Campaign, 1992. Member Clinton-Gore Presidential Transition Team, 1992-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia.

    Works

    • Member editorial board University Virginia Law Review, 1982-1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Council on Foreign Relations, Phi Beta Kappa., Aspen Strategy Group, Miller Center Public Affairs Governing Council, United States Department Justice Competition Advisory Committee, 1997-2000. Board trustees Brookings Institution, United States Chamber of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Russell, December 14, 1991.
    • spouse: Catherine Russell
    Thomas E. Donilon
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    Born March 14, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      Catholic University
    • 1985
      University Virginia
    • 1977 - 1979
      With Office Congressional Liaison The White House
    • 1979 - 1980
      national delaware selection coordinator, Carter-Mondale Presidential Campaign
    • 1979 - 1980
      national convention director, Carter-Mondale Presidential Campaign
    • 1981
      lecturer, politics Catholic University America
    • 1983 - 1984
      national campaign coordinator, Mondale for President Campaign
    • 1985 - 1992
      associate, O'Melveny & Myers Limited Liability Partnership
      Washington, United States
    • 1999 - 2005
      senior, E.V.P.
      Washington, United States
    • 1999 - 2005
      general counsel, E.V.P.
      Washington, United States
    • 2005 - 2009
      partner, O?COMelveny & Myers Limited Liability Partnership
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