Washington, D.C. (November 9, 2010) – The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced this week that President Barack Obama has announced his intentions to nominate several individuals to key administration posts including David L. Carden as Representative of the United States of America to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
If approved, Carden would have the rank of Ambassador and work through Department of State under Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
“These impressive individuals bring a wealth of knowledge and tremendous dedication to their new roles,” said Obama of Carden and the other candidates for various posts. “I am confident that they will serve the American people well, and I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”
Carden is a partner at Jones Day, an international law firm with over 30 offices around the world, including six offices in Asia. He is the current worldwide Co-Chair of Jones Day’s Securities Litigation and SEC Enforcement Practice.
Prior to his current responsibilities, Carden was Litigation Coordinator in Jones Day’s New York office, which included oversight of its litigation and intellectual property practices. Carden serves on the Board of Visitors for the Indiana University School of Law. He received a J.D. from Indiana University, where he was Order of the Coif and a B.A. from DePauw University in Indiana, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.