Jay Sekulow is a well-known attorney from America who serves as Chief Counsel at the ACLJ (American Center for Law & Justice). He also hosts a talk show which airs on television and radio. Sekulow is also the part of the legal team of President Donald Trump which advises the President on various matters. Now let’s have a close look about the net worth of Jay Sekulow in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Jay Sekulow was born on June 10, 1956, in Brooklyn, New York, to his parents Natalie (née Wortman) and Stanley Sekulow. He completed his schooling from the Lakeside High School in Atlanta, Georgia. Later he earned a B.A. and a J.D. from Mercer University.
While studying at the Atlanta campus of the university Sekulow became interested in Christianity and converted his religion from Jews. In 2005, he earned a Ph.D. from Regent University writing his dissertation on several issues on Supreme Court Justice.
Sekulow married his wife Pamela (McPherson) in the year 1978. The couple has two sons, Jordan and Logan. His eldest son Jordan works as an attorney with the ACLJ. He also co-hosts the talk show along with his father. His other son Logan starred in the television series “U-Pick Live”.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jay Sekulow started his career as a tax trial attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). He used to defend lawsuits on behalf of the United States Department of Treasury. Along with his partner Stuart J. Roth he started private practice, but later it fell apart due to changes in IRS regulations in the 1980s.
In 1987, Sekulow filed for bankruptcy asserting more than $13 million in debts. A few years later he became the director of the ACLJ where he serves as Chief Counsel.
In addition to his professional duties, Sekulow hosts a syndicated daily radio program “Jay Sekulow Live!”. The live program mainly focuses on legal and legislative topics. He also hosts a weekly television news program “ACLJ This Week” which airs on the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
Sekulow is said to be one of the “Four Horsemen” who helped John G. Roberts to become the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. In 1994, Sekulow was included in the National Law Journal’s Power List. He was also named in the “The American Lawyer’s Public Sector 45”, a list dedicated to public servants who have achieved success in their field.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Jay Sekulow has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. Most of the fortune is the result of his successful career as an attorney.
Sekulow has fought for twelve cases in the United States Supreme Court as of now and has won most of them.
He is the part of the President’s legal advisory team. Sekulow is also an author and has published several books such as From Intimidation to Victory, And Nothing But the Truth and many more.
Jay Sekulow is one of the most famous attornies in the United States. He was named as one of the “90 Greatest Washington Lawyers of the Last 30 years” by the news and media company Legal Times.