As first reported by Thomas Fitzgerald of the Inquirer, James Schultz was chosen as Associate White House Counsel in the Trump Administration.
An attorney for Cozen O’Connor, Schultz has significant experience in Pennsylvania politics.
In 2004, he was Regional Director for George W. Bush’s re-election campaign. After working with Congressman Pat Meehan during his time as a U.S. Attorney, Schultz was appointed General Counsel by Governor Corbett in 2012.
During the 2016 campaign, Schultz worked for the Trump convention and transition teams.
“It’s no surprise that the President has called Jim back to public service,” said Michael J. Heller, President and CEO of Cozen O’Connor. “Serving in the office of White House Counsel is an extremely prestigious honor. We are very proud of Jim and his appointment to serve in that office. Jim has had a distinguished record of achievement in both the public and private sectors. As General Counsel to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Jim served the citizens of Pennsylvania well and I know he will be a tremendous asset to the President’s legal team and our country.”
Schultz graduated from Temple University and received his law degree from the Widener University School of Law.