Wachtell's George Conway a Potential Trump Pick for Solicitor General
No president is above the law, Conway wrote in 1994 in challenging Bill Clinton's push to dodge litigation involving sexual misconduct claims.
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz litigation partner George T. Conway III is being considered to serve as U.S. solicitor general in President-elect Donald Trump's administration, according to media reports. Conway's represented major corporate clients at Wachtell, where he's been a partner since 1994, and argued one case in the Supreme Court. On his thinking about presidential power: "In a case involving his private conduct, a president should be treated like any private citizen," Conway wrote in a 1994 op-ed challenging Bill Clinton's push to evade litigation of sexual misconduct claims. "The rule of law requires no more—and no less." Conway is married to Kellyanne Conway, who's set to become counselor to Donald Trump.
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