Department of Labor Nomination of Donald Elisburg To Be an Assistant Secretary.
The President today announced that he will nominate Donald Elisburg to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Employment Standards). Elisburg is presently general counsel and staff director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare and counsel of the Subcommittee on Labor.
Elisburg was born August 1, 1938, in Chicago, Ill. He received a B.S. degree from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1960 and a J.D. degree from University of Chicago Law School in 1963.
He was a trial attorney in the Office of the Solicitor, United States Department of Labor, for the Chicago region from 1963 to 1965. From 1965 to 1966, he was an attorney in the Manpower Services Division of the Department of Labor, and from 1966 to 1968 he was a trial attorney for the Labor Relations and Civil Rights Division of the Department.
From 1968 to 1970, Elisburg served as special assistant to the Solicitor and Deputy Solicitor at the Labor Department, and in 1970 he was also Assistant Counsel for Manpower.
Elisburg was associate counsel to the Subcommittee on Labor of the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare from 1970 to 1974. In 1974 he became general counsel and staff director of the Committee and counsel of the Subcommittee. In 1974-75 Elisburg was an adjunct lecturer in law at Antioch Law School.
Elisburg is a committee chairman for the American Bar Association and for the Federal Bar Association. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the District of Columbia Bar Association.
He is married to the former Nancy Meyers. They have two children and reside in Potomac, Md.
Jimmy Carter, Department of Labor Nomination of Donald Elisburg To Be an Assistant Secretary. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242878