Sigal Mandelker

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Sigal P. Mandelker
Sigal Mandelker official photo.jpg
United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
Acting
Assumed office
June 26, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Sarah Bloom Raskin
Succeeded by Justin Muzinich (Nominee)
Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence
Assumed office
June 26, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Adam Szubin (Acting)
Personal details
Born Sigal P. Mandelker
Israel
Education
Occupation Attorney

Sigal P. Mandelker is an American lawyer and government official who currently serves as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence as well as the Acting United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

Education[edit]

Mandelker received her B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1993 and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Mandelker was a law clerk for the Honorable Edith H. Jones at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Honorable Clarence Thomas at the Supreme Court of the United States. She worked in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York as Assistant U.S. Attorney before becoming Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, where she worked on national security and counterterrorism. She was Counselor to the Secretary of Homeland Security, before she worked in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice as Deputy Assistant Attorney General. As of March 2017, she was a partner at Proskauer Rose.[1][2]

In March 2017, President Donald Trump nominated Mandelker for the position of Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.[3][1] She was confirmed by the United States Senate with a vote of 96-4 on June 21, 2017.[4]

As of October 2017, Mandelker is serving as the Acting United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.[5]

She is a member of the New York City, New York State, and American Bar Associations, as well as the Federalist Society.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The Office of the Press Secretary (March 14, 2017). "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Key Administration Posts". White House. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "Sigal Mandelker". Bloomberg. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  3. ^ Damian Paletta (March 14, 2017). "Trump picks another Goldman banker for senior post, in sharp break from campaign bashing". Washington Post. Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  4. ^ Macagnone, Michael (June 22, 2017). "Senate Confirms Treasury Undersecretary Pick". Law360. Retrieved 26 June 2017. 
  5. ^ Woellert, Lorraine (October 12, 2017). "Mnuchin won't fill No. 2 Treasury Post as Brooks Opts Out of the Running". Politico. Retrieved October 12, 2017. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Sarah Bloom Raskin
United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
Acting

2017-present
Succeeded by
Justin Muzinich
Nominee