When Your Client Is The President: Part 5

C. Boyden Gray discusses the three biggest lessons he learned as White House counsel for President George H.W. Bush.

Law360, New York (October 27, 2016, 1:22 PM EDT) -- With all eyes on the presidential election, Law360 asked former White House counsel to reflect on the experience of advising a U.S. president and share some lessons they learned. This Expert Analysis series will feature articles from counsel for six presidents.

C. Boyden Gray There are three fundamental lessons I learned serving for 12 years in the White House — the need to recognize the paramount importance of media relations, delegation and White House legislative drafting. There were obviously many other lessons learned, but most of them resolve to those three.

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When I worked at the White House, it...

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