David Addington

David Spears Addington
(b. 1957-01-22, Wash DC)
Legal Counsel (2001-2005)

Chief of Staff (2005-2009)
Military Service: None
As Counsel, Addington focused on “constitutional independence of the VP” including the context of federal lawsuits to prevent incursions into war crimes by the GAO and other private organizations.

Legal force behind over 750 signing statements by GWBush
CIAAssistant General Counsel (1981-1984)

White House 1987Special Assistant

Department of Defense 1989 – 1992Special Assistant to CHeneyGeneral Counsel 1992

Set up PAC – Alliance for American Leadership

Congressional Committees (4) Intelligence CommitteeForeign AffairsStaff Attorney – Congressional committee to investigate Iran-Contra (assistant to Rep Bill Broomfield (R-MI) Republican Staff Director – Senate Intel Committee

1995 – 2001Worked Private Practice for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz and Holland & Knight, and the American Trucking Association