Kenneth L. Wainstein
Kenneth L. Wainstein, of Virginia, was nominated March 13, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be an Assistant Attorney General and upon appointment, designate him as Assistant Attorney General for National Security. Wainstein's nomination was sent to the U.S. Senate for confirmation on March 13, 2006.
"Wainstein currently serves as the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. He previously served as Chief of Staff at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Prior to that, Mr. Wainstein served as the FBI's General Counsel. Earlier in his career, he served as a federal prosecutor for twelve years. Mr. Wainstein received his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and his JD from the University of California at Berkley."