First Lady Taps Former Skadden Atty As Chief Of Staff

Law360, New York (January 5, 2011, 6:23 PM EST) -- Tina Tchen, a former corporate litigation partner in the Chicago office of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, has been picked to serve as first lady Michelle Obama's chief of staff, the White House announced Wednesday.

Tchen will be promoted to chief of staff for Mrs. Obama and assistant to President Barack Obama, replacing the First Lady's outgoing chief of staff, Susan Sher. She most recently served as deputy assistant to the president and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, as well...
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