On Tuesday night, the U.S. Senate confirmed partner
Mark Brzezinski to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Sweden. Mark has been with
McGuireWoods since 2001. Brzezinski was
nominated by President Obama in September, and he expects to assume his new
duties within the next month.
"There will be no ambassador who will be as proud to represent the United
States or will work harder on behalf of the president and secretary of state
than Mark," said
Cullen, chairman of McGuireWoods. "His partners at the firm share the pride
of his wonderful and distinguished family over his new position."
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Brzezinski served on the National Security
Council staff as a director of Southeast European affairs. Prior to that
appointment, he served as a director for Russian/Eurasian affairs on the
National Security Council, where he was White House coordinator for U.S.
democracy and rule of law assistance programs in the region. In November 2010,
he was appointed to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. In the
spring of 2005, he served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University's
School for International Affairs.