Biden Pulls Pick Of Harvard Atty To Lead DOJ's Civil Division 1 Biden Pulls Pick Of Harvard Atty To Lead DOJ's Civil Division
Law360 (July 20, 2021, 10:44 PM EDT) — President Joe Biden withdrew his nomination of Harvard University’s deputy general counsel to lead the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division, the White House announced Tuesday, the same day a Morgan Lewis partner and former U.S. attorney won bipartisan Senate confirmation to lead the Criminal Division.

President Joe Biden on Tuesday withdrew his nomination of Harvard deputy general counsel Javier Guzman to lead the DOJ’s Civil Division. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) The White House announcement did not provide context to the withdrawal of its nomination of Javier Guzman to the position of the assistant attorney general in charge of the DOJ’s Civil Division….