Following the February 2007 resignation of the FEC's General Counsel, Lawrence H. Norton, Thomasenia (Tommie) Duncan will serve as the agency's Acting General Counsel. Ms. Duncan will serve while the Commission conducts an open search to fill the General Counsel's position.
Ms. Duncan joined the staff of the FEC's Office of General Counsel in February 2004, and most recently served as the FEC's Associate General Counsel for General Law and Advice. Prior to joining the FEC, Ms. Duncan was the General Counsel for America's Promise—The Alliance for Youth. She has worked in government service as Senior Legal Advisor to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, General Counsel of the Corporation for National and Community Service and Acting Deputy Solicitor and Special Assistant to the Solicitor of the Department of Labor. She is a graduate of Brown University and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.