President Obama appointed President Kathryn Ruemmler as the White House Counsel. Kathryn, who holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, is currently the Principal Deputy Counsel to the President. Read more in the White House press release. Kathryn had been a litigation partner at Latham & Watkins from 2007 to 2009. Prior to Latham, Ruemmler served as a federal prosecutor for six years, where she was a co-lead prosecutor in the successful prosecution of the former CEOs of Enron.