Lisa Barsoomian is the enigmatic wife of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The couple has been married for decades and have two children together.
Lisa’s husband previously served as an attorney for the District of Maryland. Rod Rosenstein was confirmed as Deputy Attorney General last April –at the time he was the country’s longest-serving U.S. attorney.
He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.S. in Economics and earned his J.D. cum laude in 1989 from Harvard Law School.
Before serving in President Donald Trump’s administration, Rod led a relatively low profile throughout his decades working inside the Justice Department. Rosenstein, born in Pennsylvania, on January 13, 1965 –joined the Justice Department in 1990 and moved up the organization over the span of nearly 30 years.
Teamed up with his wife, and the couple make for a powerful duo. Get to know her best in her top facts below.
#1 Lisa Barsoomian was born on January 15, 1968. The daughter of Armenian immigrants, graduated from Georgetown Law.
#2 Rumors say the web has been cleansed of information about Barsoomian –reason why she has been described as a Protégé of James B. Comey and Robert S. Mueller.
#3 She is a former prosecutor who later worked as a lawyer for the National Institutes of Health. She has specialized in opposing Freedom of Information Act requests on behalf of the intelligence community. Most outlets say she currently works for R. Craig Lawrence.
#4 She is known for having represented former president, Bill Clinton in 1998. She’s also represented Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebellius.
#5 She is the mother of two daughters, Julie and Allison. The family lives in the Washington suburb of Bethesda, Md.