The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
A Conversation with
Donald F. McGahn
Former White House Counsel for President Donald Trump
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The Thomas and Mack Moot Courtroom
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Donald F. McGahn was named General Counsel for the Presidential Transition Team following the election of Donald Trump. Mr. McGahn was then named White House Counsel for the President. In that role, he was instrumental in the selection and confirmation of federal judges to the United States District Courts and the United States Courts of Appeal. Mr. McGahn also played a central role in the nominations of Justice Neil Gorsuch and Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. McGahn worked in campaign finance law for several years in the Washington, D.C. office of Patton Boggs. From 1999 to 2008, he was chief counsel for the National Republican Congressional Committee. President George W. Bush nominated Mr. McGahn to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) in 2008. He was confirmed by the United States Senate and served for five years including one year as Chair. After leaving the FEC, Mr. McGahn returned to the law firm Patton Boggs. In 2014, he joined the firm of Jones Day in Washington, D.C.
About UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Established in 1998, the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law has more than 400 students and offers three juris doctor degree
programs: a full-time day program, a part-time day program, and a part-time evening program. The school also offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Gaming Law and Regulation and three dual degree programs: the J.D./MBA, J.D./M.S.W., and J.D./Ph.D. It
is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. For more information about UNLV Law, please visit law.unlv.edu.