Emmet Flood Biography

Published On Jun 06, 2018
Facts of Emmet Flood
Birth Nation: United States
Name Emmet Flood
Birth Name Emmet Thomas Flood IV
Nick Name Emmet Flood
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois, US
Ethnicity White/Native American
Profession Advocacy
Working For White House
Married Yes
Education Ph.D. from University of Texas
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Emmet flood is an American attorney. He also has served under top government officials in different administrations, including former president George W. Bush's Administration, Bill Clinton's, and former Vice President Dick Cheney'a.

Emmet Thomas Flood IV, an Illinois native seems to be born in the early 50’s however his birth date is not yet revealed. Emmet attended Fenwick High school in Oak Park, Illinois and graduated from there in 1974.

He then enrolled in the University of Dallas where he did B.A. and got his M.A and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981 and 1986. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1991.

He was a fellow at Wesleyan University for Andrew W. Mellon Foundation from 1987 to 1988, where he delivered a seminar entitled ‘ Some Uses of Narrative in the History of Philosophy: Synoptic Judgment and Philosophical Plot’.

Flood, the veteran D.C. lawyer, is currently working as the new lawyer for Donald Trump. He also represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process. He was also a law clerk for Ralph K. Winter on the United States Court Of Appeals for the Second Circuit and also for the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia before he joined Williams & Connolly.

Emmet served for two years as the lead lawyer for the White House’s counsel office during Bush’s second term handling inquiries from congressional investigators.

Flood, in response to Wilson v. Cheney, represented Dick Cheney in private practice in a civil suit filed by Valarie Plame. Flood also represented Hillary Clinton on matters related to the Clinton email controversy.

Flood was offered a job in the Trump administration in 2017, although he denied, later in March 2018, Flood met President Donald Trump in the Oval Office to discuss the White House’s response to Special Counsel investigation.  

On May 2, 2018, it was reported that flood will replace Ty Cobb, who worked in the White House representing Trump since 2017.

Flood also served on the Advisory Council of the Catholic Charities Legal Network.

Flood is a married man and is blessed with children but due to his busy schedule, he is not seen spending time with his family. As a high profile person serving his duty for The White House as Attorney makes him keep his personal detail confidential.

Although his salary is not revealed in general the average salary for an attorney is $92,286 per year. Being a part of White House Staff, we can assume that he earns in seven digits.



Emmet Flood facts on timeline

Got a Ph.D. from University of Texas


After completing MA in 1981, he finished his Ph.D. degree in 1986. 

Got a J.D. from Yale Law School


Emmet received his J.D. from the Yale Law School in 1991.

Got a M.A. degree from University of Texas


He got his master's degree from the University of Texas in 1981. 

Net Worth under review


Although his total net worth is not revealed, in general, he should earn the average salary for an attorney of $92,286 per year.