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Christopher Lu

MEMBER SINCE: 2018

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Senior Strategy Advisor
FiscalNote
2017
Present
Senior Fellow
University of Virginia Miller Center
2017
Present
Deputy Secretary
U.S. Department of Labor
2014
2017
Senior Fellow
Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
2013
2014
Senior Fellow
Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy
2013
2013
Fellow
University of Chicago Institute of Politics
2013
2013
White House Cabinet Secretary
White House
2009
2013
Executive Director
Obama-Biden Transition Project
2008
2009
Legislative Director (then Acting Chief of Staff)
Senator Barack Obama
2005
2009
Deputy Chief Counsel
U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
1997
2005
Special Communications Advisor
Kerry-Edwards 2004
2004
2004
Litigation Associate
Sidley Austin
1992
1997
Law Clerk
Judge Robert E. Cowen of U.S. Court of Appeals for Third Circuit
1991
1992
Primary Policy Areas

Economy, Ethics and Lobbying Reform, Government Operations/Innovation, Labor

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Develop New Approaches to Public Governance and Engagement

The Presidential Transition Process with Chris Lu

Season: 1 Episode:37 | January 18, 2021

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome Chris Lu, Senior Fellow of the University of Virginia's Miller Center, former Deputy Secretary of Labor, and Academy Fellow, to discuss the presidential transition process, the confirmation process of political appointees, and a new labor agenda aiming to connect individuals to meaningful work.

With Academy Fellow, Chris Lu, Senior Fellow of the University of Virginia's Miller Center, former Deputy Secretary of Labor

Topics Include:

  • His preparation to lead the transition team
  • How to run a smooth transition
  • the importance of time between the election and inauguration
  • An inside look of an administration on inauguration day
  • How the 2021 transition differs from past transitions
  • The confirmation process of public officials
  • Integrating efforts across agencies on cross-cutting issues

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