National Law Journal: How Walter Shaub, Trump Antagonist Over Ethics, Wants to be Remembered


Trevor Potter, president of the Campaign Legal Center, a partner at Caplin & Drysdale and Stephen Colbert’s lawyer, said in a prepared statement Thursday that it is “imperative that we sustain a culture of high ethical standards in our government.”

“Walt, in serving the American public at the OGE under three presidents, has demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and integrity,” Potter said.

Another notable recent hire at the Campaign Legal Center is Paul M. Smith, the former Jenner & Block appellate partner and veteran U.S. Supreme Court advocate. Smith left Jenner in January for a post at the center, where he’ll work on election law litigation.

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