Howard M. Radzely
|United States Secretary of Labor|
January 20, 2009 – February 2, 2009
|Preceded by||Elaine Chao|
|Succeeded by||Edward C. Hugler (acting)|
|United States Deputy Secretary of Labor|
December 19, 2007 – February 2, 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Steven J. Law|
|Succeeded by||Seth Harris|
|United States Solicitor of Labor|
January 2003 – December 2007
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Eugene Scalia|
|Succeeded by||Gregory F. Jacob|
|Born||1970 (age 51–52)|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania (BS)|
Harvard University (JD)
Howard Minion Radzely (born 1970) is an American lawyer who served as the United States Deputy Secretary of Labor from December 19, 2007 through February 2, 2009.
Education and early career
Radzely graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and magna cum laude from the Harvard Law School, where he served on the Harvard Law Review. After graduating from law school, Radzely clerked for J. Michael Luttig, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and for Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States. Radzely was subsequently an attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C., concentrating in labor and employment law.
Discover more about Education and early career related topics
Department of Labor
Mr. Radzely first joined the Department of Labor on June 4, 2001, as the Deputy Solicitor of Labor. He served as both the Deputy Solicitor and Acting Solicitor of Labor from June 2001 until January 2002. He also served as Acting Solicitor from January 2003 until his confirmation as Solicitor on December 9, 2003, where he served for over three years.
President George W. Bush designated Mr. Radzely the Acting Deputy Secretary of Labor effective January 24, 2007, and nominated him for the permanent position on May 10, 2007. Mr. Radzely was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Deputy Secretary on December 19, 2007. During this same period, Radzely also served on the board of directors for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a government agency that aids U.S. businesses in overseas investment and economic development, and he was a designated member of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, which monitors China’s human rights record and legal development.
Radzely served as the Acting Secretary of Labor from January 20, 2009, until February 2, 2009. As of the latter date, President Barack Obama appointed Department of Labor Deputy Assistant Secretary Edward C. Hugler to act as Secretary.
Discover more about Department of Labor related topics
Radzely and his wife Lisa have two children.
- Staff reporter (2009-01-21). "Bush Appointees Holding Down the Fort While Obama Nominees Await Confirmation". FOX News. Archived from the original on 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2009-01-30.
Howard Radzely, the deputy secretary of labor, assumed daily duties Tuesday as California Rep. Hilda L. Solis awaits her confirmation. Bush appointed Radzely to his deputy post in 2007 and he has been with the Department since 2001.(Archived by WebCite at )
- Fletcher, Michael A. (2009-02-05). "After Delay, Panel to Vote on Solis Nomination". Washington Post. Archived from the original on 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2009-02-09.
In the interim, President Obama on Monday appointed longtime Labor Department official Edward C. Hugler to serve as acting secretary.(Archived by WebCite at )
- "Former Deputy Secretary and Solicitor of Labor to Join Morgan Lewis > News : Morgan, Lewis & Bockius - an international law firm". Archived from the original on 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2009-11-04.
- "Hon. Howard M. Radzely". fedsoc.org. Retrieved 2022-11-25.
- 1970 births
- American chief operating officers
- Articles with FAST identifiers
- Articles with ISNI identifiers
- Articles with LCCN identifiers
- Articles with VIAF identifiers
- Articles with WORLDCATID identifiers
- Articles with short description
- CS1 maint: archived copy as title
- George W. Bush administration personnel
- Harvard Law School alumni
- Law clerks of J. Michael Luttig
- Law clerks of the Supreme Court of the United States
- Living people
- Maryland lawyers
- Obama administration cabinet members
- Short description matches Wikidata
- United States Deputy Secretaries of Labor
- Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania alumni
The content of this page is based on the Wikipedia article written by contributors..
The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Licence & the media files are available under their respective licenses; additional terms may apply.
Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization & is not affiliated to WikiZ.com.