Washington: United States President- choose Joe Biden on Monday called 2 Indian Americans–Reema Shah and Neha Gupta — to the Office of the White House Counsel.
Shah, who had actually served on the argument preparation group for Biden on the Biden-Harris Campaign, has actually been called as Deputy Associate Counsel while Gupta, presently a lawyer in the Office of the General Counsel for the Biden-Harris Transition, has actually been called as Associate Counsel in the Office of the White House Counsel.
Shah was a partner at Latham & Watkins and a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the Department of Justice.
She functioned as a law clerk to Justice Elena Kagan on the United States Supreme Court and Judge Sri Srinivasan on the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.
Originally from New Jersey, Shah is a graduate of Harvard College, Cambridge University and Yale Law School.
On the other hand, Gupta functioned as a Deputy City Attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, where she was basic counsel to a number of city firms, prosecuted constitutional and statutory obstacles to city laws and administrative choices, and took part in the workplace’s affirmative public defense advocacy.
Previously, Gupta clerked for Judge Michael Daly Hawkins of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Richard Seeborg of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
A New York native born to Indian immigrants, Gupta is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School.
Biden likewise called Samiyyah Ali as Deputy Associate Counsel, Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo as Associate Counsel, Tona Boyd as Special Counsel, Megan Ceronsky as Associate Counsel, Martine Cicconi as Associate Counsel, Sean Crotty as Associate Counsel and Ashley Deeks as Associate Counsel and Deputy Legal Advisor to the National Security Council.
These people will, under the instructions of White House Counsel Dana Remus, aid bring back faith in the guideline of law and the responsibility of federal government organizations, the shift stated.
“”My administration has no greater task than restoring faith in American government. Our White House Counsel’s Office will be built upon a foundation of integrity and honesty. This qualified and crisis-tested legal team will ensure that this administration is accountable and always operates in service of the American people,” ” stated Biden.
Vice President- choose Kamala Harris stated: “”The American people deserve a government that is open, honest, and transparent. These dedicated public servants will help us meet the unprecedented challenges facing our nation while upholding the highest standards of ethics and integrity.”