By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:12 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 23:24 GMT, 2 December 2019
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Jay Sekulow gets a small fraction of the media attention that attends fellow advocate Rudy Giuliani, but is carrying his own potential form of baggage: he voted for Hillary Clinton, associates say.
With Giuliani under scrutiny (his associate Lev Parnas was in federal court on Monday), Sekulow was treated Monday to a New York Times profile, which revealed the TV-savvy lawyer is overseeing a team of eight private lawyers working on Trump's behalf.
Sekulow doesn't have the high profile of Giuliani, but has managed to stay on the case for two years even as other seasoned attorneys flamed out. Trump pays Sekulow for his services, while Giuliani says he does his work for Trump gratis.
Sekulow's son is also on the payroll, according to the paper.
Sekulow was already known for his TV appearances as counsel for the Center for Law & Justice, which has taken on liberals in the courts on behalf of the religious right and evangelical groups, scoring some victories along the way.
Sekulow was born Jewish and converted to Christianity in college, later becoming active in Jews for