TIME Magazine Names U.S. Senate Candidate Mike Lee to 40 Under 40 List

October 14, 2010


Lee tapped as member of a new generation of leaders
For Immediate Release
October 14, 2010 – Alpine, Utah – TIME Magazine, in partnership with CNN, has released its 40 under 40 list.  The list includes 40 political and civic leaders, all under the age of 40 and across the political spectrum, who will influence the country in the years ahead.  The magazine’s website stated, “In an epic election cycle, a new generation of civic leaders is already at work trying to fix a broken system — and restore faith in the process.”
This is the first year TIME has compiled the 40 under 40 list.  The list and sketches of each individual selected went live on the Time Magazine website this morning. The official Twitter hashtag is #TIME40. The story will also be featured in the October 25, 2010 print issue, on sale Friday, October 15. There is also an online video featuring TIME DC Bureau Chief Michael Duffy and Washington Correspondent Alex Altman talking about the creation of the list at www.time.com/time/video.

Deputy Campaign Manager Ryan McCoy commented, “Mike is obviously flattered with his inclusion on the TIME list and feels the honor is simply a reflection of a committed campaign, timely message, dedicated staff and an unrivaled volunteer force which has captured the attention and imagination of Utahns as well as individuals across the country.”

About Mike Lee: An attorney from Alpine, Utah, Mike has spent his career helping individuals and organizations get overreaching government regulations and control out of their lives and businesses.  A lifetime student of the Constitution, he graduated from the Brigham Young University Law School.  Mike served as a law clerk to Judge Dee Benson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah and later spent time as General Counsel to Governor Jon Huntsman. Mike has twice served as a law clerk to current Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.  He first clerked for the solidly conservative jurist at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, then was asked to return as a clerk during Justice Alito’s important first year on the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court. Mike has also held positions in private practice, and is currently a partner with the Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Howrey LLP. His understanding of the Constitution and law have made him a valuable resource for individuals and organizations throughout the country.
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