George Conway, husband of Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s top legal counsel, is expected to be named to the head the Civil Division in the Department of Justice. This is a key position and puts the husband and wife attorneys in high ranking government positions.
President Trump is expected to name George Conway, husband of White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway, to lead the Justice Department’s civil division, Fox News confirmed Sunday.
Conway, a New York lawyer, if appointed would lead efforts to defend Trump’s travel ban and other lawsuits against the Trump administration.
The 53-year-old Conway attended Harvard University and Yale Law School. He is now a partner in the New York City firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializing in litigation, including those related to securities and mergers and acquisitions.
Trump’s choice of Conway was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. Two sources confirmed the story to Fox News.