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Department of Commerce Nomination of Charles L. Hastim To Be General Counsel.

March 08, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Charles L. Haslam to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce. Haslam is university counsel at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

Haslam was born on June 7, 1944, in Birmingham, Ala. He received an A.B. degree from Princeton University in 1965 and a J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law in 1969.

From 1969 to 1972, he served as an assistant professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He was associate counsel for the American Association of University Professors from 1972 until 1974, when he became university counsel at Duke.

Haslam is a member of the American Bar Association and the Bars of Florida and North Carolina. He is also a member of the American Society for International Law and the American Civil Liberties Union.

He resides in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Jimmy Carter, Department of Commerce Nomination of Charles L. Hastim To Be General Counsel. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242930