Jeffrey A. Rosen

Jeffrey A. Rosen is a nonresident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He previously served as acting Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General of the United States at the U.S. Department of Justice (2019-2021), as Deputy Secretary of Transportation (2017-2019), as General Counsel and Senior Policy Adviser at the White House Office of Management and Budget (2006-09), and as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation (2003-06). Mr. Rosen also worked nearly three decades at the law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he focused on litigation and regulatory problems on behalf of leading companies from a range of major industries, and served in the firm’s management. In addition, he was an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center (1996-2003).

Mr. Rosen was Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice during 2015-2016, was a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States during 2013-2017, and is a life member of the American Law Institute. He has appeared in state and federal trial courts across the country, and has argued in multiple federal appeals courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also published several articles on regulation, including the Foreword to “Modernizing the Administrative Procedure Act” (2020). Mr. Rosen has a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and a BA in economics with highest distinction from Northwestern University.