Experts Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Has argued over 60 cases in the United States Supreme Court and ranks 8th among active lawyers in the number of Supreme Court appearances
Confirmed to the New York Times that he typically bills around $1,000 an hour
Argued in front of the Supreme Court that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional
Resigned from King & Spalding after the firm decided to end its counsel to Republican Congress members fighting to protect the Defense of Marriage Act. Clement continued to represent the House Republicans after resigning.
Resigned effectively as Solicitor General on June 8, 2005
In 2004, while defending the Bush administration's right to detain enemy combatants in front of the Supreme Court, Clement denied that the administration tortured them. Clement later admitted that he did not have all of the facts.