Public Papers

Appointment of Phillip D. Brady as Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary


The President today announced his intention to appoint Phillip D. Brady as Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary, effective January 14, 1991. He would succeed James W. Cicconi.

Since 1989 Mr. Brady has served as General Counsel at the Department of Transportation. Prior to this Mr. Brady served at the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Cabinet Affairs, 1989; Deputy Counsel to the President, 1988 - 1989; and Deputy Assistant to the Vice President, 1985 - 1988. Mr. Brady also served at the Department of Justice from 1982 to 1985. Other positions Mr. Brady has held include: Regional Director, Region IX, ACTION Agency, 1981 - 1982; legislative counsel for Representative Daniel E. Lungren, 1979 - 1981; deputy attorney general, California department of justice, 1978 - 1979; and an associate in the law firm of Spray, Gould and Bowers in Los Angeles, 1976 - 1978.

Mr. Brady graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., cum laude, 1973) and Loyola University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1976). He was born May 20, 1951, in Pasadena, CA. Mr. Brady is married, has three children, and currently resides in Alexandria, VA.