THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Okinawa, Japan) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 20, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ANDREW FOIS TO THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
The President today announced his intention to nominate Andrew Fois to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Andrew Fois, of Washington, D.C., has been a member of the firm of Venable, Baetjer, Howard and Civiletti since 1998. Prior to assuming his current position, Fois was an Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Office of Legislative Affairs (1995-1998). He also served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General (1994-1995) and Assistant to the Attorney General (1994) with the Department of Justice. Fois previously served as Chief Counsel (1992-1994) and Senior Counsel (1989-1992) with the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice, and was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C. (1985-1989). Fois also worked as a staff assistant for Senator Gary Hart (1985), and was an Assistant State Attorney in Dade County, Florida (1983-1984). Fois received his A.B. degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University in 1979, and his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1983.