President Obama Nominates David Carden '73 to Serve as Ambassador

President Obama Nominates David Carden '73 to Serve as Ambassador

November 10, 2010

87681November 10, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — President Barack Obama has nominated David L. Carden, a 1973 graduate of DePauw University, to serve as the United States of America's Representative  to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, Department of State. Carden is a partner at Jones Day, an international law firm with over 30 offices around the world, including six offices in Asia.  Currently he is the worldwide co-chair of Jones Day's Securities Litigation and SEC Enforcement Practice.

The announcement notes, "Prior to his current responsibilities, Mr. Carden was litigation coordinator in Jones Day's New York office, which included oversight of its litigation and intellectual property practices. 1828Mr. Carden serves on the Board of Visitors for the Indiana University School of Law. He received a J.D. from Indiana University, where he was Order of the Coif and a B.A. from DePauw University in Indiana, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa."

Access the announcement at the White House's website.