In George W. Bush's solicitor general's office, Paul Clement built a reputation as one of the most skilled appellate advocates of his generation as he argued the trickiest of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and appellate courts. Now a partner at King & Spalding, Clement has taken on tough-to-win Supreme Court cases that are far from standard fare for a Bush-era legal icon. But Clement said his conservative political views have not changed: "I haven't had a conversion on the road to Damascus or anywhere else."
To Build Practice, Ex-Bush SG Embraces Liberal Clients
The National Law Journal
October 26, 2009