Who Is Rachel Brand? What to Know About Main Justice's No. 3.

, The National Law Journal


Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein faced mounting pressure Friday to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. His recusal could push Rachel Brand, the No. 3 in command at Main Justice, into a greater national spotlight. Brand was the first woman to ever serve as associate attorney general. Here are highlights from her career, which includes stints in Big Law at Wilmer Hale, and running the SCOTUS murder boards for Justices John Roberts Jr. and Samuel Alito Jr.

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