By voice vote on July 10, 2009, the Senate approved the nomination of Phyllis C. Borzi to lead the Employee Benefits Security Administration (”EBSA”). Borzi will serve as assistant secretary of labor for employee benefits security for the Department of Labor.
Borzi, who was of counsel with the Washington D.C. law firm O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue LLP, has extensive experience on ERISA and employee benefit matters. She previously worked as Pension and Employee Benefits Counsel for the Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations of the Committee on Education and Labor in the U.S. House of Representatives and served on a number of health care and employee benefit-related advisory boards.
Her nomination was announced by President Obama on March 25, 2009.