Henry Charles Whitaker

Henry Charles Whitaker

Solicitor General of Florida

Solicitor General Whitaker served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, and before that as Deputy Assistant Attorney General, for the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice where he advised the White House Counsel and cabinet secretaries on a range of important constitutional and statutory questions. Prior to that, Whitaker worked on the Appellate Staff of the Civil Division of the DOJ and, in that capacity, argued more than 40 appeals in the federal courts. He graduated magna cum laude from both Yale College and Harvard Law School. After law school, Whitaker clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.