University of Colorado Law School
Boulder, CO 80309
David Skaggs holds positions as Co-Chairman of the Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics, a member of the U. S. Public Interest Declassification Board and a Senior Strategic Advisor & Independent Consultant with McKenna, Long & Aldridge, LLP. He served as Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education from January, 2007, to September 2009. Prior to these positions, he was executive director of the Center for Democracy & Citizenship at the Council for Excellence in Government and Of Counsel to the Washington-based law firm, Hogan & Hartson (now HoganLovells). He was previously an Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado from 1999 to 2002.
These positions followed twelve years in Congress (1987-99) as U.S. Representative from the 2nd Congressional District of Colorado (the northwestern Denver suburbs) and three terms in the Colorado House (1981-87), the last two terms as Minority Leader. In Congress, Skaggs served on the House Appropriations Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; he organized the effort to encourage greater civility and bipartisan cooperation in the House, resulting in what came to be known as the House Bipartisan Retreats (held in 1997, 99, ’01 and ’03). After earning a B.A. in philosophy from Wesleyan University in 1964, Mr. Skaggs received an LL.B. at the Yale Law School in 1967. He served on active duty in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1968 to 1971, and until 1978 in the Marine Reserves attaining the rank of Major.
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