Men's basketball alum added to Office of White House Counsel

Action photo by Mike Doherty
Action photo by Mike Doherty

Former Hamilton College men's basketball player Ephraim McDowell '12 was one of 21 individuals added to the Office of the White House Counsel by President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Monday, Jan. 11.

Official Press Release

McDowell will serve as deputy associate counsel under the direction of White House Counsel Dana Remus. McDowell, who hails from Massachusetts, was a legal volunteer on the Biden-Harris Campaign and recently worked as an associate at O'Melveny & Myers LLP. The Harvard Law School graduate has also been a law clerk to Justice Elena Kagan on the U.S. Supreme Court and to Judge Merrick Garland on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

McDowell was a standout shooting guard with the Continentals from 2008 to 2012 and still ranks among the team's all-time leaders with 164 3-point field goals made in his career. He helped guide Hamilton to three postseason appearances and the 2008-09 Liberty League regular season title.