FORA.tv Speaker - Paul Clement

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Biography

Paul D. Clement is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of King & Spalding, and head of the firm's national appellate practice. Mr. Clement served as the 43rd Solicitor General of the United States from June 2005 until June 2008. Prior to his confirmation as Solicitor General, he served as Acting Solicitor General for nearly a year and as Principal Deputy Solicitor General for over three years. His more than seven years of service in the Office of Solicitor General is the longest period of continuous service in the Office by a Solicitor General since the Nineteenth Century.

He has argued over 50 cases before the United States Supreme Court, including McConnell v. FEC, Tennessee v. Lane, Rumsfeld v. Padilla, Credit Suisse v. Billing, United States v. Booker and MGM v. Grokster. He also argued many of the government's most important cases in the lower courts, such as Walker v. Cheney and the successful appeal in United States v. Moussaoui.

2 Programs

Sep 17, 1787: The Constitutional Debate Begins

09.16.10 | 01:17:06 min | 5 comments

Fmr. Solicitor General Paul Clement on The Supreme Court

08.26.10 | 01:13:31 min | 0 comments