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  • FEC Record: Commission

FEC announces appointment of Kathleen M. Guith as Associate General Counsel

January 25, 2017

On January 19, 2017, the Federal Election Commission voted to appoint Kathleen M. Guith as Associate General Counsel for Enforcement.

Ms. Guith joined the Commission as a staff attorney in November 2002. Since then, she has worked in a variety of management positions in the Enforcement division, the largest contingent in the Commission’s Office of General Counsel. She has been serving as acting head of the division since September 2015, a position she previously held in 2008, and from 2010 to 2012.

Ms. Guith received a B.A. from Boston College and her J.D. from Cornell Law School. She also completed graduate work in the Sociology Department at the University of Virginia. After law school, Ms. Guith worked at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, D.C., and then the Federal Programs Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division.

  • Author 
    • Dorothy Yeager
    • Sr. Communications Specialist