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Charles F. C. Ruff, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1963, District of Columbia 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th and District of Columbia circuits).


Ruff, Charles F. C. was born on August 1, 1939 in Cleveland. Son of Carl Ruff and Margaret (Klein) Carson.


AB, Swarthmore College, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1963.


Instructor law, University Liberia, 1963-1965;research associate African law center, Columbia University, 1966;instructor legal methods, University of Pennsylvania, 1966-1967;trial attorney organized crime and racketeering section, criminal division, unites states department Justice, 1967-1970;chief management and labor section criminal division, unites states department Justice, 1970-1972;professor, Antioch Law School, 1972-1973;associate professor of law, Georgetown University, 1973-1979;associate deputy attorney general, unites states department Justice, Washington, 1978-1979;acting deputy attorney general, unites states department Justice, Washington, 1979;United State Attorneys, District of Columbia, Washington, 1979-1982;partner, Covington & Burling, Washington, 1982-1995;general counsel to President, Executive Office President, Washington, since 1995. Assistant special prosecutor Watergate Special Prosecution Force, 1973-1975, special.prosecutor, 1975-1977. Chief inspector Drug Enforcement Administration, 1975.

Deputy insurance general Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1977-1978.


Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member District of Columbia Bar (president 1989-1990), American JudicatuureSoc. (board directors 1988-1990), National College District Attorneys (vice Chairman of the Board regents 1985-1991).


Married Susan R. Willis, June 9, 1962. Children: Carin, Christina.