Trump Nominates Patrick Hovakimian for National Intelligence Post

Patrick Hovakimian

Patrick Hovakimian

President Donald Trump on May 4 announced his intent to nominate Patrick Hovakimian, of California, to be General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the White House reported.

Hovakimian is currently the Associate Deputy Attorney General and Chief of Staff to Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen at the Department of Justice.  He also served as the Department’s Director of Counter-Transnational Organized Crime and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California.

As a Federal prosecutor, Hovakimian prosecuted public corruption and white-collar crime, including multinational bribery and fraud conspiracies.

In addition, Hovakimian is a Commissioner of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States, having been nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate in 2018.
Earlier in his career, Hovakimian practiced law with Latham & Watkins, LLP, and was a law clerk for the Honorable J.L. Edmondson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.


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  1. Barséghian Ardachèce said:

    I can’t get enough of saying THANK YOU to these personalities who honor us and show what Turkey has lost with its genocidary policy. Also an Anatolia that is deserting, tens of millions of Turkish citizens who have left their towns and villages since the first massacres of the 19th century, hundreds of billions of debt America, Europe, an army almost totally maintained by these states … initiators and accomplices of the Genocide (among other things 1923). So again and again THANK YOU

  2. Albert Avanessian said:

    Mr. Hovakimian,
    Congratulations to you for this very important position,
    Wish you the best, you will make all of us proud !