John Kelly Provides Insight on Merrick Garland Potential Nomination as U.S. Attorney General

January 8, 2021

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney John Kelly offered his insights on President-elect Joe Biden’s potential nomination of Merrick Garland for the U.S. attorney general position. Garland currently serves as a U.S. Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Law360 assembled a panel of attorneys, including John, to comment on Garland’s likely nomination and what his priorities might be in the role of attorney general.

According to John, “The DOJ’s priorities under AG nominee Merrick Garland will be driven from the top down and start with repairing what appears to be, at least from the outside, a politicized and fractured department.”

The full article, “In Their Words: What Attys Expect If Garland Becomes AG,” was published by Law360 on January 7 and is available online.