Posted on February 27, 2013
In 2015, Doug O’Brien (LL.M. 1998) joined the White House Domestic Policy Council. There, he will coordinate the White House Rural Council and take the lead on a number of Obama administration rural development initiatives. Doug has served in a number of policy and public service positions since his time as an LL.M. Candidate. During his tenure at USDA, Doug served in several high level capacities, as the USDA Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development, as senior advisor to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and as Chief of Staff to then Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan.