Katelyn Polantz

As Russia Probes Mount, White-Collar Lawyers Hit Prime Time

Katelyn Polantz

It's a helluva time to be a government investigations lawyer in the nation's capital.

Drinker's Retro Look; Jenner Raids the FCC; No Rest for Weary D.C. Lawyers

Katelyn Polantz

Washington Wrap is a weekly roundup of Big Law hires and other Washington, D.C., legal industry news.

Mueller Leaves Wilmer, Steps In to Head Russia Probe

Cogan Schneier and Katelyn Polantz

Robert Mueller III, a former FBI director who joined Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in 2014, is leaving his perch in private practice and stepping back into law enforcement. Mueller will take on the weighty and politically precarious role of special counsel investigating Russia's efforts to i

Alice Fisher of Latham Considered for FBI Director—But Who Is She?

Katelyn Polantz

Washington corporate defense lawyer Alice Fisher interviewed on Saturday to be the next FBI Director, after the agency was shocked by the firing of James Comey last week. Fisher's among the reported top contenders. The National Law Journal has done comprehensive coverage of Fisher, the former Bush-e

DOJ Antitrust Chief Baer Returns to Arnold & Porter

Katelyn Polantz

Top Justice Department antitrust lawyer Bill Baer is returning to Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, where he led the antitrust practice for several years, the firm said Wednesday.

How Does DC Stand Out in the Am Law 100?

Katelyn Polantz

Amid all the egos and envy stoked by the annual rankings of the country's highest-grossing law firms, here are some Am Law 100 takeaways for the Washington, D.C., market.

Morgan Lewis Hires Dentons Int'l Trade Duo in DC

Katelyn Polantz

Giovanna Cinelli and Kenneth Nunnenkamp join Morgan Lewis as partners, with Cinelli tapped to co-lead the firm's international trade, national security and economic sanctions practice.

Law Firm Recruiters Blast Headhunter's 'Sexist' Job Hunt Column

Cogan Schneier and Katelyn Polantz

The founder of BCG Attorney Search wrote that law firms fill recruiting jobs with women who are "quite attractive and fit," but also sometimes "ditzy" and "more focused on themselves than their jobs."

Crowell Snags Chemicals Pros From Dentons in DC

Katelyn Polantz

Crowell & Moring added to its chemicals regulatory practice this week by picking up two longtime pesticides lawyers from Dentons.

Wilmer Partners Win Tenet Health Care Work as Monitor Gigs Stay Hot

Katelyn Polantz

In another sign that independent monitorships are attracting top-shelf legal talent, Tenet Healthcare Corp. has tapped David Ogden and Ronald Machen to monitor its compliance under a non-prosecution agreement.

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