University of Wisconsin–Madison

Carin Clauss Appointed Solicitor to Department of Labor

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After being appointed Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor, Professor Carin Clauss became the first female general counsel in a cabinet agency. She served in that capacity until joining the UW Law School faculty in 1981. Learn more about Professor Clauss in her own words with our oral history project.

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