Kathryn Ruemmler is an attorney and currently Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Goldman Sachs. Kathryn served as Principal Deputy White House Counsel and then as White House Counsel during Barack Obama’s presidency.
Kathyrn Ruemmler, known as Kathy, was born on April 19, 1971 in Richland, Washington, United States. Kathyrn graduated from Richland High School in Richland, Washington. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Washington. She also received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. During her time at Georgetown University Law Center, she was Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Law Journal.
Both of her parents worked near the Hanford nuclear site, where the Manhattan Project was based. Kathryn is unmarried. There are no details about their relationship. Since she was ten, Kathryn aspired to be a lawyer.
Kathryn Ruemmler career
In 1996 and 1997, Kathryn Ruemmler worked for Judge Timothy K. Lewis on the Third Circuit. From 1997 to 2000 she was an associate at Zuckerman Spaeder. From 2000 to 2001, Kathryn served as Associate Counsel to President Bill Clinton. Thus began her journey to the White House. As associate counsel, she defended the White House against various high-profile federal and congressional investigations.
Kathryn later worked as a federal prosecutor. From 2001 to 2007 she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia. Kathryn was one of the three prosecutors in the high-profile Enron trials.
After delivering the government’s closing argument during the trial of Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, former Enron executives, she returned as a partner to Latham & Watkins in Washington. Kathryn received the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service for her contribution to the Enron case.
She also served as Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice in 2009. From 2011 to 2014, she served as White House Counsel during Barack Obama’s presidency. She took the place of Robert F. Bauer. During her tenure in the White House, she was involved in a variety of cases, including the Obama health bill.
She returned to Latham & Watkins in 2014 after retiring as White House Counsel. There she was co-chair of the white-collar defense processes.
Kathryn Ruemmler Biography
|Real name||Kathryn “Kathy” Ruemmler|
|Date of birth||April 19, 1971|
|Age (as of 2022)||50 years|
|Place of birth||Richland, Wash., USA|
|sun sign||Not known|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 10” – in centimeters – 177 cm Approx|
|Weight||in kilograms – 60kg – in pounds – 132 pounds Approx|
|shoe size||8 (USA)|
Kathryn Ruemmler Family
|school||Richland High School|
|University||University of Washington, Georgetown University Law Center|
Kathryn Ruemmler Net Worth
As of 2020, Kathryn Ruemmler is Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Goldman Sachs. However, no information or reliable sources can be found predicting her wealth and net worth.
Facts About Kathryn Ruemmler
- Kathryn believes and shares the following three life lessons she has learned from her career. “Focus on your job and do it really well”, “Treat everyone you work with as a colleague, including your subordinates” and “Always act with integrity.”
- David Plouffe, Obama’s political adviser, described Kathryn as tenacious, tough, skilled and a good manager.
- In 2007, Washingtonian Magazine recognized Kathryn as the leading litigator in their list of Top Attorneys.
- Kathryn was considered a potential candidate for the position of Attorney General. However, she backed down from considering her close ties to President Obama, which would complicate her confirmation process.