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Stephen King -- Department of Justice
Member, 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 counsel to the law firm of Hunton & Williams in New York City, where he focuses on national and homeland security issues, complex litigation, corporate investigations, government relations, regulatory compliance and privacy issues. Before joining the firm in May 2004, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Criminal Division. 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 1990 to 1994 he worked as an associate in the law firm of Sidley & Austin in Washington, DC. He is a member of the New York State Bar and of the Bars of the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern 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.

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