Biography of Kristen Silverberg
Former White House Deputy Assistant to the President and Advisor to the Chief of Staff
Kristen Silverberg served as the Deputy Assistant to the President and Advisor to the Chief of Staff, where she helped to coordinate the development of Administration policy. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Silverberg served as the Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. Until October 2003, she served as a Senior Advisor to Ambassador L. Paul Bremer in Baghdad, Iraq. Before her service in Iraq, she served as Special Assistant to the President in the White House Office of the Chief of Staff.
Before joining the Bush Administration, Ms. Silverberg was a policy advisor on the 2000 presidential campaign in Austin, Texas. She earlier practiced law at Williams and Connelly in Washington, D.C. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Clarence Thomas, United States Supreme Court, and to the Honorable David Sentelle, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Ms. Silverberg earned her bachelor's degree from Harvard College and her J.D. from the University of Texas.