TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jan 11, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden named more than 20 lawyers to his White House counsel’s office today, Bloomberg Law reports. The group includes Paige Herwig, who was counsel to former Attorney General Loretta Lynch; Janet Kim, former House Committee on Oversight and Reform lawyer; Lauren Moore, who was Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s lawyer on the Senate Judiciary Committee; Larry Schwartztol and Caroline McKay, who worked at an organization created to limit presidential power under President Trump; Tona Boyd, who worked for Senate Judiciary Committee member Cory Booker; and Maury Riggan and Michael Posada, previously with WilmerHale. The group will work under Dana Remus, a former White House ethics lawyer who specialized in legal ethics at the University of North Carolina before being named Biden’s White House counsel. Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo, who will be associate counsel, served as ethics counsel for the Obama administration and currently works for Democrats on the House committee with oversight over the government’s coronavirus response. Samiyyah R. Ali, a 2016 graduate of Vanderbilt Law School, was named associate deputy counsel.