WilmerHale LLP was honored for Practice Group of the Year, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP taking top honors in the category FCPA Trailblazers. Kobre & Kim LLP was honored for Trial Firm of the Year.
West has been in the position on an interim basis since Tom Perrelli left the department in March.
Stuart Delery, a senior counsel to the Attorney General, will take Tony West’s place overseeing the Civil Division.
One Wilson Sonsini partner submitted his comments on the proposed rules to govern the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new whistleblower program as a limerick.
Several lawyers who served in the Solicitor General’s office during the Clinton administration have been mentioned as possible candidates for Solicitor General if Elena Kagan is confirmed to the Supreme Court.
"Are you saying there was no paper trail here?" - Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) to AG Eric Holder about his undocumented recusal in the Associated Press leak probe.