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Charles Frederick Rule (Rick)

Charles Frederick Rule, American lawyer. Bar: United States Court Appeals. (District of Columbia circuit) 1983. Member Bar of District of Columbia Court Appeals, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma.

Background

  • Rule, Charles Frederick was born on April 28, 1955 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Frederick Charles and Mary Elizabeth (Malone) Rule.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1981.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States Court Appeals (Federal Circuit), Washington, 1981-1982. Special assistant to assistant attorney general Antitrust division United States Department Justice, 1982-1983, deputy assistant attorney general policy planning, 1984-1985, acting assistant attorney general, then deputy assistant attorney general regulatory affairs, 1985-1986, assistant attorney general, 1986-1989. Partner Covington & Burling LLP, 1989-2001, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Washington, 2001—2007, Cadwalder, Wickersham & Taft LLP, Washington, since 2007.

      Legal, economic analyst Lexecon, Inc., Chicago, 1979-1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: United States Court Appeals. (District of Columbia circuit) 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Bar of District of Columbia Court Appeals, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Friedland, May 13, 1976.
    • father: Frederick Charles Rule
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Malone) Rule
    • spouse: Ellen Friedland
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    Born April 28, 1955
    (age 62)
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