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prelogar Elizabeth Prelogar (courtesy photo)

Former Cooley partner Elizabeth Prelogar, now the U.S. Justice Department’s acting solicitor general, reported earning more than $2 million in partnership income last year from the law firm, where she advised major technology and social media clients, including Twitter, Uber and Facebook, according to a financial disclosure she filed after joining the Biden administration.

Prelogar had been a litigation partner at Cooley in Washington for a year before leaving to rejoin the Justice Department in January. From 2014 to 2019, Prelogar was a Justice Department lawyer focusing on Supreme Court matters and, for a two-year stint, the special counsel’s investigation on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. Prelogar, fluent in Russian, earlier was an associate at Hogan Lovells.

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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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