George T. Frampton

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George T. Frampton is a member of the Board of Directors of Environment 2004. Frampton "joined the law firm of Boies, Schiller & Flexner in April 2001. His areas of practice include complex litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and environmental and energy corporate strategy. [1]

"He has been a Visiting Lecturer in Constitutional Law at Duke Law School, and in the fall of 2003 will teach a graduate course in International Environmental Law and Policy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington. [2]

"From 1998-2001, Mr. Frampton was Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. As such he was ... President Bill Clinton's principal advisor on environmental policy matters, and directed the White House environmental policy group of approximately two dozen professionals. [3]

"In 1997-98, he served as Corporate Advisor to Earth Satellite Corporation, Bethesda, MD and represented Vice President Al Gore as his personal attorney in connection with the Justice Department's preliminary investigation into possible fundraising violations. From 1993-97, Mr. Frampton was Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks. In this position, he was responsible for supervising the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; chaired a number of government-wide major regional initiatives within the Clinton administration including restoration of the Florida Everglades Ecosystem and distribution of funds from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Fund; and led efforts to negotiate land-management agreements with state and local governments and large private landowners to protect sensitive habitats. [4]

"From 1986-1993, Mr. Frampton was President of The Wilderness Society. From 1976-1985, Mr. Frampton was affiliated with the Washington, D.C. litigation firm of Rogovin, Huge & Lenzner, where he specialized in major litigation. Mr. Frampton was an Assistant Special Prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force from 1973-75, where he was one of a team of six attorneys under two special prosecutors that conducted the grand jury investigation and trial of the Watergate Cover-up Case. In 1971-72, Mr. Frampton served as Law Clerk to Justice Harry A. Blackmun. He is a graduate of Yale College, the London School of Economics (M.Sc. Econ.) and Harvard Law School." [5]