The American Lawyer's June cover featured a close-up of Eric Holder, with the question: "Is He the Next AG?" Newsweek is now reporting that the answer is yes. Citing two legal sources close to the presidential transition team, reporter Michael Isikoff writes that President-elect Barack Obama has chosen the 57-year old Covington & Burling partner to become the country's first African-American Attorney General.
Newsweek Sources: Obama to Tap Eric Holder as Attorney General
The American Lawyer
November 18, 2008