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:


Opening Statements


ABA Connection

President's Message

The National Pulse

Supreme Court Report

McElhaney on Litigation

Your ABA

Report from Governmental Affairs


Executive Director's Report

Letters to the Editor

Business of Law