Appointment of William B. Lytton III as Deputy Special Counsellor to the President

April 16, 1987

The President today announced the appointment of William B. Lytton III to be Deputy Special Counsellor to the President. He will succeed Charles N. Brower.

Since 1983 Mr. Lytton has been a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Kohn, Savett, Klein & Graf, P.C. From 1985 to 1986, he served as staff director and chief counsel of the Philadelphia Special Investigation (MOVE) Commission. Prior to joining the above firm, he served in the United States attorney's office in Philadelphia as first assistant United States attorney (1981 - 1983), chief of the criminal division (1980 - 1981), and in the special prosecution division (1978 - 1980); the United States attorney's office in Chicago (1975 - 1978); special counsel to the minority, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, U.S. Senate (1973 - 1975); minority staff, Government Operations Committee, U.S. Senate (1972 - 1973); and on the legislative staff of Senator Charles H. Percy (1971 - 1972). Mr. Lytton has been a lecturer in law at Temple University School of Law, an instructor at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and a lecturer and instructor at the Attorney General's Advocacy Institute.

Mr. Lytton graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. degree in 1970. In 1973 he earned a J.D. degree from American University Law School. He was born August 22, 1948, in St. Louis, MO, and resides in Devon, PA, with his wife and two children.