Justice Alito's Son Quits Gibson Dunn for Capitol Hill Job

Philip Alito, the son of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr., has left Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher to become a staff counsel to Republicans on a Senate investigative subcommittee. The Duke law grad and former clerk to Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is one of three counsels on the subcommittee, led by Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio.

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