Nitin Shah currently serves as General Counsel of the U.S. General Services Administration. He oversees all legal matters arising before the agency, is GSA’s Designated Agency Ethics Official and Chief FOIA Officer, and manages a nationwide office of approximately 170 attorneys and staff. During his career, Mr. Shah has focused on administrative law issues from various perspectives. He previously served in the Department of Justice in several capacities, including as Chief of Staff of the Civil Division and as an attorney in the Office of Legal Counsel. He also served as senior counsel at a nonprofit organization focused on administrative litigation and was a legal director for the Biden-Harris Transition Team. Mr. Shah clerked for Hon. Judith W. Rogers of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Hon. T.S. Ellis III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Born and raised in San Diego, he is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Virginia School of Law.