The President today announced his intention to nominate Clifford R. Oviatt, Jr., to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board for the remainder of the term expiring August 27, 1993. He would succeed Wilford W. Johansen.
Since 1986 Mr. Oviatt has been a partner with McGuire, Woods, Battle and Boothe in McLean, VA. Prior to this, he was a partner and manager of Herrick and Smith in Boston, MA, 1985 - 1986. Mr. Oviatt was with Macdonald and McInerney, Washington, DC, 1984 - 1985; Cummings and Lockwood, Washington, DC, 1955 - 1984; and Moser, Johnson and Reif, Rochester, NY, 1953 - 1955.
Mr. Oviatt graduated from Wesleyan University (A.B., 1949) and Cornell Law School (LL.B., 1953). He was born May 25, 1926, in New Haven, CT. Mr. Oviatt served in the U.S. Navy, 1944 - 1946. He is married, has four children, and resides in Virginia.