Bloomberg Law
Aug. 1, 2019, 10:29 PM

Trump Pick DeSombre Made Over $4 Million at Sullivan & Cromwell

Elizabeth Olson
Elizabeth Olson
Special Correspondent

Sullivan & Cromwell partner Michael DeSombre reported earning just over $4 million from his partnership share, according to his financial disclosure form for his nomination as ambassador to Thailand.

DeSombre, nominated by President Donald Trump, is a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office, and reports that he chairs Republicans Abroad Hong Kong and is on the board of other non-profits, including Republicans Overseas Action and Republicans Overseas Foundation.

Financial filings for government appointments, required by law, often are a window into law partnership earnings that are otherwise not disclosed since partnerships are private entities.

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