Richard Painter

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Birthday
3, 1961
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

American attorney who became the S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Minnesota. He began serving as vice-chair of the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington in 2016.

Before Fame

He earned his history degree from Harvard University and his JD from Yale Law School.

Trivia

He ran for the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party nomination for U.S. Senate in 2018.

Family Life

His wife Karen is a professor of music history at the University of Minnesota. They have three children.

Associated With

He was the chief White House ethics lawyer during the administration of President George W. Bush.