"Biden Nominates Interior Deputy As Department's Top Lawyer"

"President Biden has nominated Robert Anderson, the Interior Department’s principal deputy solicitor, to serve as the department’s solicitor, according to an announcement Wednesday.

Anderson, who has served in the deputy role since Biden’s inauguration, is the former director of the University of Washington’s Native American Law Center and an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.

Anderson previously worked as Associate Solicitor for Indian Affairs and Counselor to the Secretary under President Clinton's Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt, and served in roles on the transition agency review teams for president-elects Biden and Obama."

Zack Budryk reports for The Hill April 7, 2021.

Source: The Hill, 04/08/2021