Bloomberg Law
July 1, 2019, 8:51 PM

Trump Taps Walmart Exec, Former Kirkland Attorney for Judge Post

Chris Marr
Chris Marr
Staff Correspondent

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Lee Philip Rudofsky, a Walmart executive and former Kirkland & Ellis attorney, to a district judgeship in Arkansas, the White House announced.

Rudofsky, a senior director for global anti-corruption compliance at the retail giant, is also a former Arkansas solicitor general and was a senior legal adviser for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign.

The White House also announced that Trump plans to nominate R. Austin Huffaker, Jr. to a district court seat in Alabama.

Huffaker is an attorney and shareholder at Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett, P.A., in Montgomery, Ala.

Both appointments require Senate ...

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