As General Counsel for GSA, Alex DeMots is the agency’s chief legal officer, overseeing all of the agency’s legal matters and managing a nationwide office of nearly 160 attorneys and approximately 20 support staff.
Prior to joining GSA, DeMots served as special assistant to the President of the United States and Deputy Staff Secretary at the White House. He helped manage the president’s daily briefing materials, including memoranda on policy, legal, communications, national security, intergovernmental affairs, congressional relations, and logistical issues. Previously, he was the General Counsel at the Center for American Progress, overseeing legal compliance and risk management. He brings a wealth of experience from his roles in government and the private sector. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and juris doctorate at the Georgetown University Law Center.