Addington, David S.

Portrait
Born: Jan 22, 1957 AD
Currently alive, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers


1957 - Born on the 22nd of January in Washington, D.C.

1974 - He graduated from Sandia High School in Albuquerque, New mexico.

1980 - He was Republican counsel on the Iran- Contra committee .

1981 - He is a graduate of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Services at Georgetown Universitsity and

               holds a Uris Doctor from Duke University School of Law and was admitted to the bar.

         - He was assistant general counsel for the Central Intelligence Agency for three years.

1984 - He was counsel for the House committees on intelligence and international relation for three years.

1987 - He was a special assistant to President Ronald Reagan for one year, before becoming Reagan's

             deputy assistant.

1989 - He served as special assistant to the Secretary of Defense for three years, before becoming the

               Department of Defense general counsel.

1993 - He worked in private practice, for law firms Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell, Berkowitz, Holland,

               Holland & Knight and the American Trucking Association for eight years.

2002 - He helped to shape an August opinion from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel.

2005 - He was tapped to became the vice president's chief of staff, replacing I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who

                 had resigned after being indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice on the month

                 of October.

        - He was described by U.S. News and World Report as "the most powerful man you've never heard of".


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