Ricki Seidman
Ricki SeidmanVice President and Director

Ricki Seidman is a senior principal at TSD Communications, and brings broad experience in communications and policy strategy.  She represents such clients as Google, Bechtel, News Corp/MySpace, Napster, the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and the American Constitution Society.

Seidman’s government experience includes serving as Deputy Associate Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice; chief investigator on the U.S. Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee; White House Deputy Communications Director; Counselor to the White House Chief of Staff; and White House Director of Scheduling and Advance for the President.  Most recently, Seidman assisted the Obama White House with the successful confirmation effort for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  Seidman also served as communications director to Vice President Joe Biden during the 2008 campaign and headed the 1992 Clinton/Gore “War Room.”

Seidman’s experience in the non-profit sector includes senior positions at Rock the Vote and People for the American Way, and she served as a Fellow at the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government.