Walter Shaub

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Walter Shaub has advocated for integrity and accountability in government across a career in public service. He focuses on preventing abuses of government power and resources, reforming government ethics systems, and holding government officials accountable to the public they serve. He has served in key roles with nonprofit government watchdogs, including the Project On Government Oversight, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, and the Campaign Legal Center. He served for four and a half years as the presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed Director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. While in that role, he was a member of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) and CIGIE’s Integrity Committee. Shaub served in OGE for nearly 14 years as a staff attorney, a supervisory attorney, deputy general counsel and, finally, director. Before that, he served in the general counsel offices of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Outside government, he worked for the law firm of Shaw, Bransford, Veilleux & Roth, P.C., and as a CNN contributor. He is also on LinkedIn.

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