Ex-Obama Officials Find There’s No Place Like Their Old Law Firms

Source: NY Times

By Elizabeth Olson, NY Times

When a new administration comes to Washington, top government regulators flock to the exits to find new jobs, but they seldom have to look very far.

A few parley their experience into corporate counsel jobs or trade up to a more rarefied law firm than the one they had left earlier.

More routinely, top-tier firms embrace departing regulators, especially those with experience in securities and foreign corrupt practices law.

Cybersecurity is the latest hot commodity, said Jeffrey A. Lowe, the partner practice group leader at the legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa.

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