Zaid A. Zaid '07
Zaid is currently Special Assistant to the President and Associate Counsel to the President at the White House. Before joining the White House Counsel’s Office, Zaid held positions at USAID, worked in private practice at Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr (WilmerHale) in Washington, D.C., and clerked for three federal judges. Zaid graduated from Columbia Law School in 2007 as a Richard Paul Richman Fellow, where he was on the Editorial Board of the Columbia Law Review. Before law school, he was a political officer in the Foreign Service. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Zaid graduated from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1999 and the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1997, where he was a Pickering Fellow.