FBI Dir. Mueller Makes His Acting Chief of Staff John Carlin Permanent

Robert Mueller III/file photo
Robert Mueller III/file photo
By Allan Lengel

WASHINGTON — John Carlin, the FBI director’s acting chief of staff for the past five months, has gotten the job on a permanent basis, the BLT: Blog of Legal Times reported.

Carlin has served as deputy chief of staff and counselor to the director “advising on a wide range of legal and policy matters in the national security, cyber, and criminal arenas,” according to the FBI.

A Harvard Law School graduate, he previously worked as an assistant U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington and as National Coordinator of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) program, according to the FBI.

Aaron Zebley takes over as deputy chief of staff, the legal blog reported.

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