Savannah Guthrie is the co-anchor of NBC News' "Today" as well as NBC News Chief Legal Correspondent. Prior to joining "Today" as co-host of the third hour in 2011, Guthrie served as NBC News White House Correspondent from December 2008 to June 2011 where she contributed to all NBC News properties, including "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today" and MSNBC. Guthrie also served as co-host of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" from January 2010 to June 2011. As NBC News White House Correspondent covering the 2008 presidential elections, Guthrie traveled with Sarah Palin's campaign and was part of the NBC team that ultimately won a 2009 Emmy for their coverage on election night. In May 2012, she received a Gracie Allen Award from the Alliance for Women in Media. Prior to joining NBC News in September 2007, Guthrie was the legal affairs correspondent based in Washington, D.C. for Court TV from 2006 to 2007. Guthrie joined Court TV from the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld where she practiced law, with an emphasis in white-collar litigation, from 2002-2003. In 2002, Guthrie received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated magna cum laude.