ACS and the Obama Administration

Many key figures in the Obama administration have engaged with the ACS network, either having been ACS leaders and members, worked with ACS chapters, or spoken at ACS events.
 
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Currently in the Administration
  • Eric Holder, Attorney General
  • Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
  • Vice President Joe Biden
  • Donald Verrilli, Solicitor General
  • Jeh Johnson, General Counsel, Department of Defense
  • Lisa Brown, Executive Director, Government Reform for Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative, The White House
  • Harold Koh, Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • Christopher Schroeder, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy
  • Pamela Harris, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy
  • Tom Perez, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice
  • Ramona Romero, General Counsel, Department of Agriculture
  • Lois Schiffer, General Counsel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • David Vladeck, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • Elaine Kaplan, General Counsel, Office of Personnel Management
  • Rachel Jacobson, Principal Deputy Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Ian Bassin, Deputy Associate White House Counsel
  • Dawn Smalls, Executive Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Julie Fernandes, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice
  • Sam Hirsch, Deputy Associate Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice
  • Jacqueline A. Berrien and Chai Rachel Feldblum, members, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Jeff Bleich, Ambassador to Australia
  • George B. Walker, Jr.,  Member, President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

 

Recently in the Administration
  • Robert Bauer, former White House Counsel
  • Preeta Bansal, former General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Management and Budget
  • Elizabeth Warren, former Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Melody Barnes, former Director of the Domestic Policy Council
  • Dawn Johnsen, former Acting Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, former Solicitor General
  • Ron Klain, former Chief of Staff to Vice President Joe Biden
  • Greg Craig, former White House Counsel
  • Neal Katyal, Acting Solicitor General
  • Laurence Tribe, former Senior Counsel on Access to Justice, Department of Justice
  • Marty Lederman, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Justice
  • Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, former Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy, White House Domestic Policy Council
  • Neil Kinkopf, former Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, Department of Justice
  • Trevor W. Morrison, former Special Assistant and Associate Counsel to the President
  • Spencer Overton, former Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy
  • Peter Swire, former Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy
  • Karen Dunn, former Associate Counsel, Office of White House Counsel