Kenneth A. Klukowski

Kenneth A. Klukowski

Former Senior Counsel, United States Department of Justice

Ken Klukowski has been appointed to several positions in the U.S. government, including serving as senior counsel in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and prior to that served in the White House as special counsel in the Office of Management and Budget. He was also team leader for the Constitutional Rights Team on the Presidential Transition Team of President Donald J. Trump. In the private sector, he has worked as a senior fellow of the American Constitutional Rights Union, senior counsel at First Liberty Institute, and senior legal analyst for Breitbart News Network. He litigates constitutional cases in the federal judiciary, authors amicus briefs for U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate cases, and contributes to media coverage of the nation’s highest court and legal issues. Earlier in his career, Klukowski served as special deputy attorney general of Indiana, and worked on faculty at Liberty University School of Law. His academic works have been published by journals such as the Federalist Society’s Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, and his columns have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and other national publications. His amicus briefs and nine law review articles have been cited by various federal courts and top legal journals. He has participated in numerous Supreme Court cases, and lectured and debated at almost 100 law school events nationwide. Klukowski received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, studied history at Arizona State University, earned his law degree from Scalia Law School at George Mason University, and served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Alice Batchelder on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.