President-elect Barack Obama has picked Williams & Connolly partner Gregory Craig as White House counsel, filling the first major legal position in his administration with a top Washington lawyer who represented President Bill Clinton during his impeachment. Craig was a close adviser to Obama throughout the campaign and among the first lawyers to back his presidential bid. The selection has only fueled speculation about who Obama will tap as attorney general.
Gregory Craig Named Next White House Counsel
November 18, 2008