Appointee Directory

Stephen C. King -- Department of Justice
Commissioner of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission

On March 2, 2006, Mr. Stephen C. King was sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas as a part-time Commissioner of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission. He was nominated for the position by President Bush on November 10, 2005, and confirmed by the Senate on February 17, 2006. Commissioner King is currently a Senior Counsel (International) with Raytheon Company in Arlington, VA. For more than ten years, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. From December 2001 through June 2003, Commissioner King served as the Director of Law Enforcement and Investigations for the White House Homeland Security Council. From 2004 through early 2008, Commissioner King was counsel to the law firm of Hunton & Williams in New York City. He has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and is a member of the New York Bar and of the Bars of the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York. Commissioner King received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University in 1987 and earned his law degree at Columbia University in 1990. He is married and has four children.

Stephen C. King