In yet another appointment of Indian Americans in the Obama Administration, an eminent attorney from the community has been chosen for the US President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.

Obama has appointed eminent Indian American attorney, Amy K Singh, as President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts for the prestigious John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, the White House has said.

Based in Obama’s home town Chicago, Ms. Singh practises in areas of entertainment, advertising and marketing, and provides counsel to clients on event production and promotion, television production, talent and other matters.

Before starting her own practice, she held several positions, including as General Counsel/Senior Vice President of DDB Chicago Inc, and as an associate in the Chicago office of the firm now known as Sidley Austin LLP.

Ms. Singh was a member of the Junior Board of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently on the Board of the Mikva Challenge.

She works to support the arts and youth which develops civic leadership in Chicago’s high school youth, the White House added.

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