The President today announced the appointment of Judy A. Smith as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary at the White House.
Since 1989 Ms. Smith has been Special Counsel to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, serving as principal adviser to the U.S. Attorney on media relations and chief spokesperson. Prior to this Ms. Smith was Deputy Director of Public Information and Associate Counsel in the Office of the Independent Counsel, 1987 - 1989. In addition she was assistant editor for the Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Washington, DC, 1983 - 1984.
Ms. Smith graduated from Washington College of Law, the American University, (J.D., 1986) and Boston University (B.A., 1980). She was born October 27, 1958, in Washington, DC. She is married and resides in Washington, DC.