Adelman nominated ambassador to Singapore

State Sen. David Adelman (D-Atlanta) has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be U.S. ambassador to Singapore, the White House announced late Thursday.

Adelman, a member of Georgia’s state Senate since 2002 served as a member of Obama’s national finance campaign during the 2008 campaign. His wife, Caroline, served on the advance team  for Obama’s Georgia primary campaign and spokeswoman for the general election here.

Adelman is a partner at the Atlanta law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan and is a graduate of the University of Georgia, Georgia State and the Emory University School of Law.

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November 20th, 2009
10:21 am

Congrats to David but bummer for us. An intelligent, reasonable and effective Georgia Democrat leaving the state. I have had high hopes for him in statewide politics before seeing him move on.


November 20th, 2009
2:52 pm

Congrats … and how could you leave us?!

Montana L

November 30th, 2009
11:04 pm

Who takes over from Adelman?