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President Biden Announces Key Nominees

September 6, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve as key leaders in his administration: 

  • S. Douglas Bunch, Nominee for Public Delegate of the United States to the 77th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

S. Douglas Bunch is a partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, a member of the Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice, and co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Bunch represents public and private pension fund investors in securities and shareholder class actions. Bunch has been recognized by the industry and named to Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers,” Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hot List,” and Law360’s “Rising Stars – Securities,” honoring lawyers under the age of 40 whose professional accomplishments transcend their age. Bunch also plays a prolific role in empowering students and cultivating educational opportunity – nationally and globally. He is the co-founder and chairman of Global Playground, Inc., a nonprofit that builds schools and other educational infrastructure in the developing world, and he serves or has served on the boards of multiple other education nonprofits. Bunch was appointed in 2016 and again in 2020 to the Board of Visitors of the College of William & Mary, by the Governor of Virginia. He currently serves on the Executive Committee and as Chair of the Committee on Institutional Advancement. Bunch is also a leader in the Washington, D.C. LGBTQ+ community. He has acted as amicus curie counsel to Equality Virginia, the Commonwealth’s leading advocacy organization for LGBTQ+ equality, in filing amicus briefs in support of transgender students in Virginia public schools. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Bunch graduated with a B.A., summa cum laude, from the College of William & Mary, earned an Ed.M. from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, and received his J.D. from William & Mary Law School, where he was a recipient of the Benjamin Rush Medal in 2006. In 2011, he was awarded William & Mary Law School’s inaugural W. Taylor Reveley III award, recognizing alumni who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to public service. Bunch is a native of Augusta County, in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

Read the press release on the White House website.