What Firms Should Ask Before Hiring Attorneys From Gov’t
Law360 (August 4, 2020, 1:47 PM EDT) — Every day seems to bring more stories of government lawyers leaving their posts for the private sector. Just in the past few weeks Jones Day has welcomed Lin Kahn from the Federal Trade Commission, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP has added antitrust specialist Julie Elmer from the U.S. Department of Justice, and DOJ Civil Division chief Jody Hunt joined Alston & Bird LLP.
The list goes on and on, and there are no signs of the revolving door slowing down anytime soon.
While it may be tempting to conclude that such moves mostly occur as presidential administrations transition every four years, in…