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President Trump and the role of the White House counsel

W. Neil Eggleston

Event Details

American Forum

 

PBS World Channel National Broadcast: Virginia, Oct. 1, 2017/Nationally, Oct 4, 2017

 

Neil Eggleston is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He has a distinguished record of public service, and has held a number of senior government roles. He was White House counsel to President Obama from 2014 to 2017, and advised the president on all legal and constitutional issues across a broad spectrum of domestic and foreign policy matters. Earlier in his career, Eggleston served as associate counsel to President Clinton from 1993 to 1994. He also served as deputy chief counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair (1987–1988); assistant U.S. attorney (1981–1987); and chief appellate attorney for the Southern District of New York (1986–1987). He has represented high-profile public figures, including the former White House chief of staff in the prosecution of the former governor of Illinois, the Office of the President of the United States in the Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation, a secretary of labor in an Independent Counsel investigation, a secretary of transportation in a Department of Justice investigation, and U.S. senators in ethics inquiries.

When
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
11:00AM - 12:15PM (EDT)
Where
The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Speakers
Neil Eggleston

W. Neil Eggleston