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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release December 22, 1995


President Clinton today announced that he has named Victoria L. Radd to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Communications.

Since December 1993, Radd has served as Associate Counsel to the President, with responsibility for coordinating the selection and confirmation process for Federal judges.

Previously, she was a partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Williams & Connolly. In 1992, she was co-coordinator of presidential debates preparation for the Clinton-Gore campaign. She served as senior policy adviser to Senator Lloyd Bentsen's Vice Presidential campaign in 1988, and as communications and policy advisor to the Dukakis for President campaign and the Mondale-Ferraro campaign.

A native of Greenfield, Massachusetts, Radd is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. She also has a masters degree from the London School of Economics. She served as a law clerk to Judge J. Skelly Wright on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and as a law clerk to Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.