GSA hires new general counsel

The General Services Administration has appointed Alan Robert Swendiman as associate administrator of the Office of General Counsel. Swendiman most recently served as a principal attorney at Jackson and Campbell in Washington, D.C., handling a broad range of commercial clients.

"GSA is fortunate to have someone of Alan's stature as its chief legal officer," said GSA Administrator Stephen Perry in a written statement. "His stellar background makes him an ideal choice to head GSA's legal team."

Swendiman's appointment is not connected to the ongoing GSA reorganization, said spokeswoman Mary Alice Johnson. The office had been vacant and the duties performed by an acting general counsel.

Taking over the position, Swendiman will assume daily management of GSA’s legal department and oversee the agency’s legal affairs.

Featured

  • Comment
    customer experience (garagestock/Shutterstock.com)

    Leveraging the TMF to improve customer experience

    Focusing on customer experience as part of the Technology Modernization Fund investment strategy will enable agencies to improve service and build trust in government.

  • FCW Perspectives
    zero trust network

    Why zero trust is having a moment

    Improved technologies and growing threats have agencies actively pursuing dynamic and context-driven security.

Stay Connected