Before working at the White House, Cipollone was a partner at Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner in Washington, D.C. The firm has received critical acclaim and widespread publicity for successfully defending besieged Washington figures.
Cipollone’s areas of expertise as a commercial lawyer included anti-trust & trade regulation and healthcare fraud.
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According to the firm bio, Cipollone had experience handling cases involving government contract matters, tax disputes, consumer fraud, crisis management, congressional investigations and insurance litigation, just to name a few. Before joining this firm, Cipollone worked at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Other past attorneys at Kirkland & Ellis include Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork.
One previous high-profile case Cipollone worked on included a class-action lawsuit against Equifax. He was on the 11-person legal team that defended customers who had their personal data, including social security numbers, exposed in a major data breach. The cyberattack reportedly impacted as many as 145 million customers.
Tom Yannucci, a former chairman at Kirkland, called Cipollone “a master at handling high-stakes cases.”