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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Dr. Jill Biden Announces Sarah Baker as Policy Director

Washington, D.C.—The Office of the Vice President today announced that Sarah Baker, who most recently served as Deputy Associate Counsel in the Office of Presidential Personnel, will serve as Dr. Jill Biden’s new Policy Director.  Sarah replaces Kirsten White, who was policy director for the first term and recently returned to practicing law. 

Prior to joining the Administration, Sarah worked at Hogan Lovells US LLP, most recently serving as the United States Senior Associate for the firm’s pro bono department and formerly as a member of the White-Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations group. While at Hogan Lovells, she worked on a variety of issues including healthcare fraud, civil rights, housing discrimination, hate speech, and immigration.

She earned her undergraduate degree from Rutgers College and received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.