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Appointment for Deputy Counsel to the President

November 22, 1993

The President announced today that he has appointed Washington attorney Joel Klein to be Deputy Counsel to the President. The appointment is effective December 1, 1993.

"With a long and distinguished record of achievement and public service, Joel Klein has proven himself one of the finest lawyers in Washington. His wisdom has been invaluable to me on a number of occasions already, and I expect that he will be an important advisor to me as Deputy Counsel," said the President.

NOTE: A biography of the appointee was made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.

William J. Clinton, Appointment for Deputy Counsel to the President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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