If confirmed by the US Senate, Prelogar would also defend the Democratic President’s policies that may face legal challenges.
After her time on Mueller’s team, she was briefly a partner at the law firm Cooley LLP in Washington, DC, before joining the Biden administration.
After graduating from Harvard Law, Prelogar worked as a clerk to now-Attorney General Merrick Garland back when he was a federal appellate judge. She also clerked for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Elana Kagan.
The solicitor general position requires confirmation from the US Senate.