Thomas 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.
William Pittard, Deputy General Counsel
Mr. Pittard has served as Deputy General Counsel since January 2012. He joined the Office of General Counsel as an Assistant Counsel in February 2011. Previously, Mr. Pittard worked as an Associate at Williams & Connolly LLP (2003-05; 2006-11). Mr. Pittard served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert H. Henry of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2001-02) and the Honorable Louis F. Oberdorfer of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (2005-06). Mr. Pittard received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Chicago Law School (2001) and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Wake Forest University (1996). Mr. Pittard also taught elementary school in Baltimore, Maryland through Teach for America (1996-98).
Todd B. Tatelman, Senior Assistant Counsel
Mr. Tatelman has served as a Senior Assistant Counsel since January 2015, and previously served as an Assistant Counsel from November 2011 to December 2014. Before joining the OGC, Mr. Tatelman 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 Counsel
Ms. Roumel has served as Assistant Counsel since October 2012. Before joining the Office of General Counsel she was a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, and had previously 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.
Isaac B. Rosenberg, Assistant Counsel
Mr. Rosenberg has served as an Assistant Counsel since December 2013. Mr. Rosenberg previously worked as an associate in the litigation group of Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, D.C. (2011-2013), and before that as a law clerk to the Honorable Barry G. Silverman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2009-2010) and the Honorable John R. Padova of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2008-2009). Mr. Rosenberg graduated Order of the Coif from William & Mary School of Law in 2008, where he served as an editor of the William and Mary Law Review and a board member of the National Moot Court team. Mr. Rosenberg in 2004 earned a B.S. in marketing, summa cum laude, and a B.A. in public relations, magna cum laude, from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Kimberly Hamm, Assistant Counsel
Ms. Hamm has served as Assistant Counsel since October 2014. Before joining the Office of General Counsel, she 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, Senior Staff Attorney
Ms. Clouse has served as Staff Attorney since July 2014. Before joining the Office of General Counsel, Ms. Clouse 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.
Sarah K. Curran, Staff Attorney
Ms. Curran has served as Staff Attorney since July 2015. Ms. Curran previously worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert N. McDonald of the Maryland Court of Appeals (2014-2015) and the Honorable Jane A. Restani of the United States Court of International Trade (2011-2013). Ms. Curran graduated Order of the Coif from The George Washington University Law School in 2011 and received her M.A. from the Elliott School of International Affairs and her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.