Newest Issue - November 2008

The Lawyers Who May Run America

It’s the guessing game that has Washington, D.C., buzzing: Which lawyers will be appointed to senior government positions by the next president?

According to dozens of interviews with people who know the candidates well, the following attorneys are favorites to join the next administration. We’ve matched each to the job for which they are most often mentioned.

Consider it the morning line on the capital’s new establishment in the:

McCain administration

Obama administration

Other election coverage in the November ABA Journal:


ABA Connection

Opening Statements

The National Pulse

Supreme Court Report

McElhaney on Litigation

Business of Law

Your ABA

President's Message

Executive Director's Report

Report from Governmental Affairs

Letters to the Editor