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Name: Garre, Gregory
Current Position: Former Acting Solicitor General
Gregory Garre served as acting solicitor general upon the retirement of Paul Clement on June 2, 2008. Garre received his bachelor’s, cum laude, in government from Dartmouth College in 1987 and his JD with high honors from the George Washington University Law School in 1991, where he was editor-in-chief of the law review.
Garre was a law clerk for former Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist, and for Anthony J. Scirica, chief judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Garre was a partner at Hogan & Hartson, where from 1993 to 2000 he represented state governments, corporations, trade associations and individuals on a wide variety of appellate matters in the Supreme Court and federal and state courts of appeals. His time at Hogan and Hartson coincided with that of John Roberts, who was appointed chief justice of the US Supreme Court by President Bush.
Garre served as assistant to the solicitor general and principal deputy solicitor general before taking over as acting solicitor general.
Garre has worked an adjunct professor of constitutional law at the George Washington University Law School.  He has written on constitutional and contemporary legal issues for nationally syndicated publications including The Wall Street Journal.
Garre announced his resignation effective January 20, 2009, and returned to George Washington University School of Law to teach a course in constitutional law and the Supreme Court.
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