Breaking: King & Spalding attorney Paul Clement leaves firm to keep defending DOMA The GA Voice Editors April 25, 2011 National According to Gerstein, Clement will join Bancroft PLLC, a small legal firm based in Washington D.C. and will continue to represent the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives voted to hire attorneys to defend DOMA, the federal ban on gay marriage, against pending legal challenges after President Obama’s administration announced it would no longer defend the law. More information to follow as it becomes available. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website × nine = 27 Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.