Public Service Award in the Government


  • Scott S. Dahl, Inspect General, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Paul B. Dean, Assistant Legal Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Department of State


  • Kathryn B. Thomson, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Bruce D. Fong, Associate Special Counsel, Investigation and Prosecution, U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC)


  • Michael J. Ettner, Senior Assistant General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Edward Elliott, Attorney Advisor, Office of Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Vicki Turetsky, General Counsel, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • Quentin Pair, Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Enforcement Section


  • Francine Kerner, Chief Counsel, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), United States Department of Homeland Security
  • Brad J. Kieserman, Chief Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, United States Department of Homeland Security


  • Eric J. Fygi, Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Department of Energy


  • Will A. Gunn, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Edwin Smiley Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Elizabeth R. Wilcox, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State