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Thomas G. Hungar, General Counsel

Mr. Hungar joined the Office as General Counsel in July 2016.  Previously, he was a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Co-Chair of the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group.  He also served at the U.S. Department of Justice as a Deputy Solicitor General from 2003-2008 and as an Assistant to the Solicitor General from 1992-1994.  He was a law clerk to Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court and to Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  He received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1987 and his bachelor of science degree in mathematics/computer science and economics from Willamette University, magna cum laude, in 1984.
 
Todd B. Tatelman, Associate General Counsel
 
Mr. Tatelman has served in the Office of General Counsel since November 2011.  Mr. Tatelman previously served as a Legislative Attorney for the American Law Division of the Congressional Research Service (2003-2011).  Mr. Tatelman received B.A.s in both Philosophy and Economics from Boston University (2000) and his law degree, with honors, from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (2003), where he was a member of The Catholic University Law Review.
 
Eleni M. Roumel, Assistant General Counsel
 
Ms. Roumel has served in the Office of General Counsel since October 2012.  Ms. Roumel previously was a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, and before that practiced at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, LLP, and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP.  She also taught as an adjunct professor at the Charleston School of Law.  Ms. Roumel served as a law clerk to the Honorable William H. Pauley III, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.  She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Tulane Law School, where she was a member of the Tulane Law Review.  Ms. Roumel received her M.B.A. from Tulane University, and her B.A., cum laude, from Wake Forest University.
 
Kimberly Hamm, Assistant General Counsel

Ms. Hamm has served in the Office of General Counsel since October 2014.  Ms. Hamm previously was Counsel in the litigation department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City, where she had practiced since 2003.  Ms. Hamm received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, and her B.A. in History and Economics from the University of Florida.
 
Sarah “Sally” Clouse, Attorney

Ms. Clouse has served in the Office of General Counsel since July 2014.  Ms. Clouse previously served as a legal fellow at the Council of the District of Columbia Office of General Counsel. She also previously served as a law clerk at the Library of Congress Office of General Counsel, the Congressional Research Service, and the District of Columbia Attorney General. Ms. Clouse received B.A.s in both Political Science and Psychology, summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (2010), and her J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School (2013), where she was a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal.