Attorney, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP; Former US Solicitor General
Theodore B. Olson is a partner at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher. He was US solicitor general from 2001-2004 and assistant attorney general from 1981-1984. Olson has argued 60 cases before the Supreme Court, 75 percent of them successfully. Some of the most significant cases include Bush v. Gore, Citizens United, and the challenge to California’s Proposition 8. He serves on the Council of the Administrative Conference and on the boards of the Reagan Presidential Foundation and the National Center for State Courts. Olson has received several prestigious awards. He made Time magazine’s Time 100 list and was one of Huffington Post’s 100 Game Changers.