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Federal agency administrator , Lawyer

Rachel Lee Brand, American former federal agency administrator, lawyer. Bar: New York 1999, District of Columbia 2000, United States Court Appeals Federal Circuit 1999, United States Court Federal Claims 2000, United States District Court District of Columbia 2000, United States Supreme Court 2003. Recipient Attorney Gen's award for Excellence in Furthering the Interests of United States National Security, United States Department Justice, 2004.

Background

Brand, Rachel Lee was born on May 1, 1973 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Ivan R. and Ruth A. Brand.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, University Minnesota, 1995. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1998.

Career

Law clerk to Justice Charles Fried Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 1998—1999. General counsel Elizabeth Dole for President Exploratory Committee, 1999. Associate Cooper, Carvin & Rosenthal, 1999—2001.

Associate counsel Bush-Cheney Transition Team, 2001. Assistant counsel to President The White House, Washington, 2001, associate counsel to President, 2001—2002. Law clerk to Justice Anthony M. Kennedy United States Supreme Court, 2002—2003.

Principal deputy assistant atty general Office of Legal Policy, United States Department Justice, Washington, 2003—2005, acting assistant attorney general, 2005, assistant attorney general, 2005—2007.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1999, District of Columbia 2000, United States Court Appeals Federal Circuit 1999, United States Court Federal Claims 2000, United States District Court District of Columbia 2000, United States Supreme Court 2003.

Membership

Member of District of Columbia Bar Association, Federalist Society, John F. Kennedy Center Performing Arts.

Connections

Married Jonathan F. Cohn.

father:
Ivan R.

mother:
Ruth A. Brand

spouse:
Jonathan F. Cohn.