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Makan Delrahim, a former top lobbyist for tech and health care companies who now serves as a deputy White House counsel, is the Trump administration's pick to lead the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, a key post that would put him, and his front-office staff, in the spotlight of in-house legal departments looking to win approval for mergers and acquisitions.
Adam Mortara, a former Clarence Thomas clerk working at Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott, had been slated to defend a habeas decision authored by Eleventh Circuit Judge William Pryor. Then the Georgia attorney general’s office agreed to step up.
In the inexorable march toward greater global consolidation, will law firms steer clear of the verein structure?
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected an attempt to loosen restrictions on private investment in the legal industry, dismissing arguments that ethics rules impinge on lawyers’ First Amendment rights.