Reema Shah has been named as Deputy Associate Counsel while Neha Gupta has been named as Associate Counsel in the Office of the White House Counsel.
Shah had served on the debate preparation team for Joe Biden on the Biden-Harris Campaign while Gupta is currently an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel for the Biden-Harris Transition.
Shah was an associate at Latham & Watkins and a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the Department of Justice. She served as a law clerk to Justice Elena Kagan on the US Supreme Court and Judge Sri Srinivasan on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. Originally from New Jersey, Shah is a graduate of Harvard College, Cambridge University and Yale Law School.
Gupta served as a Deputy City Attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, where she was general counsel to several city agencies, litigated constitutional and statutory challenges to city laws and administrative decisions, and participated in the office’s affirmative public protection advocacy.
A New York native born to Indian immigrants, Gupta is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School.
These officials will, under the direction of White House Counsel Dana Remus, help restore faith in the rule of law and the accountability of government institutions, the transition said.