Appointment of David Spears Addington as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (House)

 

July 21, 1987

 

The President today announced the appointment of David Spears Addington as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (House).

 

Mr. Addington most recently served as the minority chief counsel of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives. He served previously as an Assistant General Counsel at the Central Intelligence Agency and as counsel to the Subcommittee on Legislation of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.

 

Mr. Addington received the degree of Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (summa cum laude) from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1978 and received the degree of juris doctor (with honors) from Duke University in 1981. He was admitted to the practice of law in Virginia and the District of Columbia in 1981. Mr. Addington was born January 22, 1957. He is married to Dr. Linda L. Werling and resides in Rockville, MD.