THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES JUDITH MILLER AS GENERAL COUNSEL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE President Clinton today announced his intention to nominate
Judith A. Miller of Chevy Chase, Maryland to become the next General Counsel for the Department of Defense.
Most recently, she has worked as a litigator and partner at the law firm of Williams & Connolly. She served as Assistant to the Secretary of Defense under President Carter from 1977 to 1979. Previously, she clerked for Judge Harold Leventhal of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ms. Miller received a B.A. summa cum laude from Beloit College in Wisconsin, and a J.D. from Yale University.
As the General Counsel for the Department of Defense, she will serve as the chief legal officer with responsibility for all legal services performed within, or involving, the Department of Defense.