Roger Clegg

Roger Clegg is president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity.

Roger Clegg is president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. He focuses on legal issues arising from civil-rights laws--including the regulatory impact on business and the problems in higher education created by affirmative action. A former deputy assistant attorney general in the Reagan and Bush administrations, Clegg held the second highest positions in both the civil-rights division (1987-91) and in the environment and natural-resources division (1991-93). He has held several other positions at the U.S. Justice Department, including assistant to the solicitor general. Clegg is a graduate of Yale University Law School.

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