Lives in the Law with Michael Dreeben JD'81

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3041Duke Law Events

Join Michael Dreeben JD'81, former U.S. Deputy Solicitor General, and Dean Kerry Abrams as they discuss their lives in the law. From 1988 through 2019, Michael served in the Office of Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice, first as an Assistant to the Solicitor General and then as a Deputy Solicitor General. As Deputy Solicitor General from 1994 to 2019, he supervised the criminal docket for the United States in the U.S. Supreme Court and argued 105 cases before the Court. In June 2017, Michael was detailed to Office of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III, where he served counselor to the Special Counsel in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and obstruction of justice. In that capacity, he successfully represented the Special Counsel's Office in federal court against legal challenges to its authority. He is now a Distinguished Lecturer from Government at the Georgetown University Law Center. Bag lunches will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean and Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Rachel Ferebee at rachel.ferebee@law.duke.edu

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