Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

James Wootton, JD Biography

Title:
Partner at Mayer Brown LLP
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Partner, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP, 2002-present
  • President, US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, 1999-2002
  • Executive Director, US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, 1998-1999
  • President, Safe Streets Coalition, 1991-1998
  • Counseler to the President, Legal Services Corporation, 1988-1991
  • Director of Policy & Communications Legal Services Corporation, 1986-1988
  • Deputy Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, 1982-1986
  • Acting Regional Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1981-1982
  • Senior Editor, Regulation Magazine, American Enterprise Institute, 1980-1981
  • Issues Director, Connally for President Campaign, 1979-1980
  • Partner, James M. Wootton & Associates, 1976-1979
Education:
  • JD, University of Virginia Law School, 1976
  • BA, University of Virginia, 1973
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does the ACLU's Protection of Prisoners' Civil Rights Go Too Far?