Jay Sekulow was born on June 10, 1956, and from New York City, New York, U.S. He is a chief counsel at the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) and hosts a radio and television talk show.
He is a member of President Donald Trump’s legal defense team during the impeachment trial along with Pat A. Cipollone, is one of Mr. Trump’s longest-serving personal lawyers, an achievement in itself as the legal team’s revolving door spins wildly.
He coordinates the work of eight lawyers from a cooperative working space a few blocks from the White House, under the name Constitutional Litigation and Advocacy Group, NYTimes report. Later, the publication also reported that “Jay is not a criminal lawyer, and he’s not even a checks-and-balances constitutional lawyer,” said Paul Rosenzweig, who was senior counsel to Ken Starr for the Whitewater investigation during the Clinton administration. “But he’s been at it for two years, so maybe he’s got more experience in defending this president than anybody.”
Sekulow is a frequent guest commentator on the Christian Broadcasting Network and the Fox News Channel. After graduating he worked at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a prosecutor with the tax litigation division for about 18 months.
Then, he opened a law firm in Atlanta, Georgia, with former Mercer classmate Stuart Roth but it then evolved into a business buying, renovating, and selling historic properties as a tax shelter for wealthy investors.
In 1988, he founded the nonprofit group Christian Advocates Serving Evangelism (CASE) whose president he is and whose board members are him, his wife, and their two sons. Previously, when he was working at IRS and during that time the regulations changed in the mid-eighties, the law firm and the real estate business collapsed.
After this Sekulow and his partners filed for bankruptcy protection in 1987 and were sued by investors for fraud and securities violations. Furthermore, Sekulow owns Regency Productions, the company that produces his radio show and was paid $11.3 million by the two charities for production services between 2000 and 2017.
He is also best to know as hosts Jay Sekulow Live!, a syndicated daily radio program broadcast on terrestrial radio, and XM and Sirius satellite radios. Curently, Sekulow is on President Donald Trump’s legal team, which is advising the president in connection with the conspiracy investigation, by a team led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller and by various Congressional committees, into links between Trump associates and Russian officials.
How old is Jay Sekulow? He was born on June 10, 1956, and from New York City, New York, U.S and he is 63 years old as of 2019. He is the son of Stanley Sekulow (Father) and Natalie Wortman (Mother).
He completed his education from Lakeside High School in Atlanta, Georgia, and earned a B.A. in 1977 and a J.D. from Mercer University in 1980. Later, he attended Atlanta Baptist College.
In 1978, he married his wife Pamela Sekulow and they have two adult sons, Jordan and Logan. Jordan Sekulow is an attorney with the ACLJ and Director of International Operations. He also co-hosts the radio and television programming with his father. Logan briefly starred in the Nickelodeon series U-Pick Live in 2005.
Jay and Pamela met in college before he became a Christian and she is executive vice president of Regency Productions.
Estimated Net Worth of him is $8 Million USD as of 2019. He stands 5 feet 7 inch tall and weighs around 79KG.