President Donald J. Trump Announces Key Additions to the Office of the White House Counsel President Donald J. Trump announced additional members of the White House Counsel's Office who are serving under White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II.†
PoliticalNews.me - Mar 08,2017 - President Donald J. Trump Announces Key Additions to the Office of the White House Counsel
President Donald J. Trump announced additional members of the White House Counsel's Office who are serving under White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II.†
The full list of appointees is below.††
Greg Katsas serves as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Counsel to the President.† Most recently, Mr. Katsas was a partner at Jones Day.† He has argued more than 75 appeals, including cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and every Federal appellate court.† Mr. Katsas briefed and argued the landmark constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act.† Prior to Jones Day, Mr. Katsas served in senior positions in the U.S. Department of Justice, including Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division and Acting Associate Attorney General.† In these positions, he handled or supervised most of the Federal Governmentís leading civil appeals, and oversaw the Civil Division's enforcement activities under the False Claims Act and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.† Mr. Katsas was awarded the Edmund Randolph award for outstanding service, the highest award bestowed by the Department of Justice.† Earlier in his career, Mr. Katsas served as a Law Clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Edward Becker of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.† Mr. Katsas earned his bachelorís degree from Princeton University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was executive editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Makan Delrahim serves as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Counsel to the President.† Most recently, Mr. Delrahim served as a partner at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLPís Los Angeles office and also as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Pepperdine University.† Earlier in his career, Mr. Delrahim served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justiceís Antitrust Division, overseeing the Appellate, International and Policy sections of the Division.† Prior to the Department of Justice, he served as the Chief Counsel and Staff Director to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.† Mr. Delrahim earned his bachelorís degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, his masterís from Johns Hopkins University, and his J.D from George Washington University, where he served on the Journal of International Law and Economics.†
Annie Donaldson serves as Deputy Assistant to the President, Special Counsel to the President, and Chief of Staff for the Office of the White House Counsel.† Most recently, Ms. Donaldson was an associate at Jones Day, where she practiced political law.† Ms. Donaldson has worked on the last three presidential campaigns and represented numerous campaigns, officeholders, and others involved in the political process.† Earlier in her career, she served in State government.† She earned her bachelorís degree from the University of Alabama and her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was a Supreme Court Chair for the Harvard Law Review and executive editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.
John Eisenberg serves as Deputy Assistant to the President, National