Lawrence G. Wallace

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Lawrence G. Wallace (born c. 1930) is former Deputy United States Solicitor General who argued 157 times before the United States Supreme Court, more than any other career civil servant.[1] Wallace received A.B. and M.P.A. degrees from Syracuse University in 1952 and 1954, respectively, and an LL.B. from Columbia University School of Law in 1959, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Law Review.[1] After practicing law for a year with the Washington, D.C. firm of Covington & Burling, he served as a law clerk to Justice Hugo Black of the United States Supreme Court.[1] After completing his clerkship in 1961, he jointed the faculty of the Duke University Law School, where he remained until joining the office of the United States Solicitor General in January 1968.[1][2][3] Wallace was promoted to Deputy Solicitor General in 1970 and retired from the Solicitor General's office in 2003.[1]