REPORT FOR THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
UNITED STATES SENATE
SUBJECT: Ambassadorial Nomination: Certificate of
Demonstrated Competence — Foreign Service
Act, Section 304(a)(4)
POST: Argentine Republic
CANDIDATE: Marc R. Stanley
Marc R. Stanley is a trial lawyer, political activist, Jewish community leader, and philanthropist from Dallas, Texas. He is the founder of the Stanley Law Group, a Dallas-based firm that focuses on national class actions and complex litigation. Mr. Stanley has decades of experience as a litigator and in government and public service, including his appointment as Chairman of the Texas Public Finance Authority by Governor Ann Richards. He served as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the Air University of the United States Air Force, and as a Council Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Mr. Stanley’s lengthy record of active engagement and leadership in the public and private sectors makes him a well-qualified candidate to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Argentine Republic.
Mr. Stanley is a member of the Board of Directors and has served as President of both the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He has served as a board member and leader of many Jewish charitable and political organizations, including six years as Chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Israel Policy Forum. In his hometown of Dallas, Mr. Stanley served as Chairman of The Legacy Senior Communities, Inc., a Jewish senior housing initiative.
Mr. Stanley earned a B.B.A. at George Washington University, and a J.D. at the University of Texas-Austin. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Tikkun Olam Award by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs.