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Trump Picks Ex-Mayer Brown Partner, Souter Clerk for Russia Ambassador

Oct 11, 2019 - Legal Week
Board and Executive Moves

The former co-leader of Mayer Brown's national security practice will be the Trump administration's nominee to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Russia, the White House said Friday. John Sullivan

John J. Sullivan has been serving as the U.S. Senate-confirmed second-in-command at the U.S. State Department since mid-2017. Sullivan would succeed Jon Huntsman as ambassador. Huntsman, who resigned in August, is

reportedly mulling a run as governor of Utah.

Sullivan briefly ser...