Paul Clement

Position title: Former Honorary Fellow

Paul Clement

Paul Clement is a native of Cedarburg who began his legal career as a law clerk to Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and later Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court. He worked in private practice before reentering public service with the U.S. Department of Justice, where he became the 43rd U.S. Solicitor General, arguing over 100 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a currently a partner with Kirkland & Ellis and Distinguished Lecturer in Law at Georgetown University Law Center. Clement served as an Honorary Fellow from 2020-2021.