Cheryl Mills has been a long-time loyal Clintonite. A Stanford Law School graduate, she became an aide for Bill Clinton's transition into the White House. During the Clinton impeachment proceedings, she served as his counsel.
When Hillary Clinton ran for president, Mills served as counsel to her also. In 2009, when Hillary became Secretary of State, Mills managed the State Department's directives on Haiti.
President Obama praised Mills as an outstanding public servant.