New Obama picks for DoJ
For Deputy AG: David W. Ogden -- his background: under the Clinton Admin, was Ass't Atty General for Civil Division, and Chief of Staff to the Attorney General.
For Solicitor General: Elena Kagan. Her background: dean of Harvard law, taught at Chicago, clerked for Abner Mikva on DC Circuit and then for Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme Court.
For Associate AG: Tom Perrelli. His background: longtime private practitioner, mostly representing the entertainment industry. Under Clinton Admin., was Deputy AG, and counselor to the AG.
Hat tip to reader David Adams.