President Donald Trump will name George Conway III head of the civil division at the U.S. Department of Justice, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Conway is the husband of Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway. He currently practices law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, a powerhouse law firm based in New York City, where he specializes in securities and corporate law. Earlier rumors suggested the Trump administration was preparing to name him solicitor general, the nation’s top appeals lawyer.

In his capacity as head of the civil division, Conway will have a wide portfolio of responsibility. The civil division defends the federal government in criminal and civil proceedings, pursues fraud prosecutions to recover federal funds, handles complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation, and supervises the removal of illegal aliens. Therefore, he will likely play a significant role in the…