Christopher Cox

Christopher Cox REPRepublican

American lawyer and politician

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Christopher CoxREPRepublican American lawyer and politician
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Charles Christopher Cox (born October 16, 1952) is an American attorney and politician who served as chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a 17-year Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, and member of the White House staff in the Reagan Administration. Prior to his Washington service he was a practicing attorney, teacher, and entrepreneur. Following his retirement from government in 2009, he returned to law practice and currently serves as a director, trustee, and advisor to several for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

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Education8 - 8 of 6
university-preparatory school
1966 - 1970
University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts
Harvard Law School
Juris Doctor
Harvard Business School
Master of Business Administration
Highland Catholic School
1957 - 1966
Saint Thomas Academy
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
United States House of Representatives
1988 - 2005
Senior Associate Counsel to the President
1986 - 1988
Partner, Latham and Watkins
1978 - 1986
Harvard Business School
1982 - 1983
Law Clerk
US Court of Appeals Judge Herbert Choy
1977 - 1978
Co Founder
Context Corporation
Law Clerk
US Court of Appeals, San Francisco and Honolulu
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
California Republican Assembly
Orange County Rotary Club
Republican Associates
House Republican Policy Committee
1995 - 2005
Task Force on Capital Markets
Ex Officio
National Republican Congressional Committee
Republican Steering Committee
Speaker's Advisory Committee on Russia
Republican Study Committee