Pat Cipollone is an American attorney who served as President Donald Trump’s White House Counsel.
President Donald Trump appointed Cipollone as White House Counsel in October 2018. He took over for Don McGahn, who stepped down on October 17, 2018.
Until Cipollone’s background security check was completed, Emmet Flood acted as counsel. Cipollone officially took over on December 10, 2018.
Cipollone, as White House Counsel, was the public face of the White House response to Donald Trump’s impeachment investigation.
He signed an eight-page letter to Democratic House leaders in October 2019 stating that the White House would not cooperate with the investigation in any way.
What is Pat Cipollone doing now?
Pat Cipollone is now a named partner at Browne George Ross O’Brien Annaguey & Ellis. Pat launched an office for the firm in Washington, D.C., along with a group of other Trump administration alums and lawyers from Sidley Austin and Williams & Connolly.
Pat Cipollone who was a key figure in Trump’s final days in office was subpoenaed in June 2022 by The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill attack.