Jeff Wall (lawyer)

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Jeff Wall
Deputy Solicitor General of the United States
Assumed office
March 10, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byNoel Francisco
Acting Solicitor General of the United States
In office
March 10, 2017 – September 19, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byNoel Francisco (acting)
Succeeded byNoel Francisco
Personal details
EducationGeorgetown University (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)

Jeffrey B. Wall is an American attorney who is Principal Deputy Solicitor General of the United States.

Prior to his government service, Wall served as co-head of Appellate Litigation Practice at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.[1] Wall clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during the 2004–2005 term and has argued sixteen cases before the Supreme Court of the United States.[2] Wall was named a "rising star" by Law360 for his performances in awarding damages for patent cases.[3] Wall argued on behalf of the United States in Hawaii v. Trump in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in William Kenzo Nakamura United States Courthouse in Seattle, Washington.[4]

Wall is a graduate of Georgetown University and University of Chicago Law School, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctor degree, respectively.

Jeff also taught Civics at Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory in Orchard Lake Michigan, and coached JV Lacrosse.


  1. ^ "Jeffrey B. Wall". The Federalist Society. Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  2. ^ "Jeff Wall". Linkedin. Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  3. ^ Orzeck, Kurt. "Rising Star: Sullivan & Cromwell's Jeffrey B. Wall". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "17-15589 State of Hawaii v. Donald Trump". Youtube. May 15, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2017.

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