Office of Management and Budget
Thomas Lue serves as Acting General Counsel of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). In that role, he advises OMB leadership and staff on a wide range of legal and policy matters, including budget and appropriations issues, executive actions, and congressional oversight. Previously, Lue worked in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he advised executive departments and agencies on national security and constitutional law issues. He served as a law clerk for Justice Sonia Sotomayor on the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Reena Raggi on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Judge Gerard E. Lynch on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to his government service, Lue worked at the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York City. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.