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Gregory Jacob Greg Jacob, a partner at O’Melveny & Myers and former chief counsel to then-Vice President Mike Pence. Courtesy photo.

Greg Jacob can’t say he was surprised when he got a call in early March last year to serve as chief counsel to then-Vice President Mike Pence. Jacob had been on the vetting team for Pence back in 2016, when he was the governor of Indiana, and so he was known to people in Pence’s orbit.

Still, Jacob said, the call “to some extent came out of nowhere.”

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Mike Scarcella

Mike Scarcella is a senior editor in Washington on ALM Media's regulatory desk. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @MikeScarcella. Mike works on a slate of newsletters: Supreme Court Brief | Higher Law | Compliance Hot Spots | Labor of Law.

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