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Former Counsel to the President Joins Crowell & Moring LLP

Beth Nolan Joins the Firm's Washington, D.C. Office

Washington, D.C. – June 14, 2002: Crowell & Moring ("C&M) announced today that Beth Nolan, who served as Chief Counsel to President Clinton and General Counsel to the White House office, is joining the firm's Washington, D.C., Office as Senior Counsel.

John Macleod, Chair of C&M's Executive Committee, said, "Beth is down-to-earth and incredibly smart, and she knows how Washington works as well as anyone. As one of the foremost experts in the country on government and ethics, she's entering private practice at an opportune time. She'll hit the ground running. We're excited to have her with us."

BETH NOLAN was a Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard last Fall, after completing her service as Counsel to the President (Clinton) from 1999 to 2001. Previously, Ms. Nolan was Deputy Assistant Attorney General from 1996 to 1999 and Assistant Attorney General-designate from 1997 to 1999 for the Office of Legal Counsel, and was in the White House as Associate Counsel to the President from 1993 to 1995. She was an Associate Professor of Law at GW Law School for most of the period from 1985 to 1997, achieving tenure in 1992. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Scripps College and obtained her law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown in 1980, where she was Editor in Chief of the Law Journal. Ms. Nolan is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.

Crowell & Moring LLP is a full service law firm with 277 experienced attorneys dedicated to providing the highest caliber of legal services and committed to solving legal problems and providing business solutions in the most effective and cost efficient way. The firm has its principal office in Washington, D.C., but also maintains offices in Irvine, California, London and Brussels. Crowell & Moring LLP has an extensive general and subject-specific litigation practice, with attorneys from several practice areas often combining their knowledge and experience to meet client needs. Many of the firm's attorneys have served in federal agencies or on Capitol Hill and customarily combine their litigation, legislative and regulatory policy skills to address issues of national and international importance.


Phill McGowan
Director of PR, Media and Communication
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