The front offices at the Justice Department are filling up. This evening, the department sent out a list of political appointees "onboard" as of Jan. 29. Some names you've seen here before. Some you haven't. We've helpfully included recent employment history in parenthesis.
David Anderson: Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division (former head of the Civil Division's Federal Program's Branch)
David Barron: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel (professor, Harvard Law School)
John Bies: Counselor to the Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General (partner, Covington & Burling)
Eric Columbus: Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Deputy Attorney General (counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr)
Rajesh De: Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy (partner, Mayer Brown)
Stuart Delery: Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Deputy Attorney General (partner, Wilmer)
Steven Fagell: Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division (partner, Covington)