Who is Dana Remus?
Dana Remus is an American lawyer. She is well known for serving as White House counsel for U.S. President Joe Biden from January 2021 to July 2022. Before taking on this role, Remus served as the general counsel for Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.
Earlier in her career, she served as Michelle Obama’s lawyer, the Obama Foundation’s general counsel from 2017 to 2019, and Barack Obama’s deputy assistant to the president as well as deputy counsel for ethics.
Dana Remus Age
Remus is in her mid 40’s. All we know for sure is that she was born in New Hampshier. We shall update this section as we learn more about her birth details.
Dana Remus Parents
Remus is a native of New Hampshire however, she was raised by her parents in Bedford. The identity of her parents are not known. It is also not known whether or not she has siblings.
Dana Remus Education
Remus graduated in 1997 from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Studies. She also graduated from Yale Law School with a Juris Doctor.
Dana Remus Husband
Remus is married to Brett M. Holmgren. They are blessed with a son whose identity is uncertain. Brett serves as the Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research in the Biden administration.
Dana Remus Wedding
Remus and her husband hosted their wedding on January 21, 2018, in Washington, D.C. In case you did not know, the wedding was officiated by former U.S president, Barack Obama.
Obama officiated weddings only once in a while, and according to Jarrett, his attendance reflected his respect for Remus both as a lawyer and as a person.
One of the rare instances Remus has received tabloid attention during her years in Washington was at the event. Her colleagues claimed that when their names aren’t in the media, lawyers know they are doing a good job.
Dana Remus Net Worth
Remus has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She generates her income from her career as a lawyer.
Dana Remus White House
Remus was appointed as the White House counsel on November 17, 2020. She left her role in July 2022 and Stuart Delery took over. Stuart is the first openly gay person to hold this position.
She started her academic career in 2006 as the first university professor at the recently founded Drexel University College of Law (now Thomas R. Kline School of Law).
Remus joined the Obama Foundation as general counsel when Obama left office and also assisted Michelle Obama in legal matters. In 2019, she resigned from the Foundation to serve as general counsel for Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.
Dana Remus Alito
Remus is familiarized with both the Senate and the Supreme Court. She taught a class with Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee while working as a law clerk for conservative Justice Alito.
However, the Obama White House is where she has the strongest relationships. Valerie Jarrett, a former top adviser, was there when she first met her.