Bloomberg Law
Sept. 27, 2020, 2:01 PM

Barrett’s Husband Faces Career Quandary After Top Court Pick

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer
Roy Strom
Roy Strom

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s husband, litigator and white collar criminal defense attorney Jesse Barrett, faces a unique career decision for lawyers whose spouses join the high court.

Jesse Barrett is a trial lawyer at SouthBank Legal in Indiana, where he regularly represents people charged with federal crimes. The former federal prosecutor also advises companies in government investigations and commercial litigation, according to his law firm bio.

Barrett didn’t immediately respond to inquiries about his future plans in the event that his wife is confirmed for a spot on the high court. Although Barrett and his firm have ...

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