Biden Nominates Indian-American Legal Expert For Key Post

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Biden Nominates Indian-American Legal Expert Anjali Chaturvedi For Key Post

Joe Biden has nominated Anjali Chaturvedi arsenic General Counsel successful the Veterans Affairs department


Prominent Indian-American ineligible adept Anjali Chaturvedi has been nominated by US President Joe Biden arsenic General Counsel successful the veterans affairs department, the latest from the assemblage to beryllium named for a cardinal presumption successful the administration.

Ms Chaturvedi is simply a Deputy Assistant Attorney General successful the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, according to the White House website.

Ms Chaturvedi has been nominated for General Counsel, US Department of Veterans Affairs.

The main imaginativeness of the section is to supply veterans with the world-class benefits and services they person earned — and to bash truthful by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.

During her career, Ms Chaturvedi has worked successful each 3 branches of the authorities and successful backstage practice. Prior to returning to authorities service, Ms Chaturvedi was the Assistant General Counsel and Director of Investigations for Northrop Grumman Corporation, starring the company's planetary investigations team.

Ms Chaturvedi earlier served arsenic an Assistant General Counsel astatine British Petroleum and arsenic a spouse astatine the Washington, DC instrumentality steadfast of Nixon Peabody. Before entering backstage practice, she was a national prosecutor.

During her clip astatine the Justice Department, she served some successful the District of Columbia and the Northern District of California US Attorneys' Offices, including arsenic Deputy Chief of the Felony Trial Section and Chief of the Organised Crime Strike Force, and item arsenic Counsel to Senator Dianne Feinstein connected the Senate Judiciary Committee. She began her ineligible vocation clerking for the Honourable Gregory E. Mize of the District of Columbia Superior Court. Ms Chaturvedi besides taught proceedings advocacy and transgression process arsenic an Adjunct Professor astatine Georgetown University and Hastings College of Law.

Born successful Cortland, New York, Ms Chaturvedi is simply a first-generation American.

She is simply a postgraduate of the Georgetown University Law School and Cornell University. She is besides a certified yoga teacher and enactment coach. She lives successful Chevy Chase, MD with her hubby and son.

On Tuesday, starring Indian-American idiosyncratic Dr Arti Prabhakar was nominated by Biden arsenic a apical subject advisor to the US President, a determination hailed by the White House and the Indian-American assemblage arsenic "historic." Last week, Biden nominated Indian-American information adept Radha Iyengar to the apical Pentagon position.

US President Biden is acceptable to nominate Indian-American vocation diplomat Gautam Rana arsenic the caller US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Slovakia, the White House said successful a connection past month.

Biden nominated Indian-American diplomat Rachna Sachdeva Korhonen arsenic his envoy to Mali successful April, the 3rd specified information of an Indian-American successful implicit a month.

In March, President Biden nominated 2 Indian-Americans arsenic US envoys. He nominated diplomat Puneet Talwar arsenic the country's ambassador to Morocco and governmental activistic Shefali Razdan Duggal arsenic his envoy to the Netherlands.

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