Hispanic National Bar Foundation (HNBF) Statement on Labor Secretary Nominee: R. Alexander Acosta.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The HNBF congratulates R. Alexander Acosta, Dean of Florida International University College of Law and past United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, on his nomination to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Labor.
In 2011, the HNBF proudly presented Dean Acosta with its Academic Leadership Award for his outstanding commitment to education and service within the legal community. Dean Acosta is an exemplary role model for Latino and Latinas throughout the United States. “We have witnessed first-hand Dean Acosta’s ability to lead an institution and are confident that his commitment to excellence will drive positive results for our government and its Department of Labor,” said HNBF President, Richard C. Lorenzo.