Paul D. Clement
B.S.F.S., Georgetown; M.Phil., Cambridge; J.D., Harvard
Professor Clement is a partner at Bancroft PLLC. He served as the 43rd Solicitor General of the United States. Before his confirmation as Solicitor General, he served as Acting Solicitor General for nearly a year and as Principal Deputy Solicitor General. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School where he was the Supreme Court editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Following graduation, Mr. Clement clerked for Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court. After his clerkships, he served as Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights. Professor Clement has argued over 60 cases before the United States Supreme Court. He is a Senior Fellow at Georgetown's Supreme Court Institute.