George Frampton,
Co-Founder, Partnership for Responsible Growth 


George T. Frampton, Jr. was Senior of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP in the firm’s climate and clean energy practice from 2009 to 2013. He was a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LP from 2001 to 2009 and Operating Advisor to Pegasus Capital; Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) from 1998 to 2000; Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks from 1993 to 1997; President of The Wilderness Society from 1987 to 1993; partner at Rogovin, Huge & Lenzner, Washington, DC from 1979 to 1996, Deputy Director and Chief of Staff, Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s investigation into the Three Mile Island nuclear accident; Assistant Independent Counsel, Investigation of Edwin Meese III; and Special Counsel to the State of Alaska in 1985. Mr. Frampton served as an

Assistant Special Prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, US Department of Justice, from 1973 to 1975 where he worked on the grand jury investigation and trial of President Nixon’s top aides in the Watergate cover-up; and was a law clerk to the Hon. Harry A. Blackmun, US Supreme Court, in 1971. He graduated from Yale College with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics, the London School of Economics with a M.Sc. Economics, with Distinction, in Advanced Economic Theory, and Harvard Law School where he was Treasurer (Managing Editor) of the Harvard Law Review.