King & Spalding says the decision to represent the House of Representatives was not properly vetted.
King & Spalding is facing criticism after being hired by the Republicans in House of Representatives.
The decision of the Republican-controlled House to hire a lawyer to lead their defense of the Defense of Marriage Act came under greater scrutiny by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)
Former Solicitor General is already up to speed on defending the marriage act.
The 34 Assistant U.S. Attorneys sworn in during the ceremonial investiture took office between December 2009 and January 2011.
Larry Thompson served as the Deputy Attorney General under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003.
Gary Grindler served as acting Deputy Attorney General following the departure of David Ogden from the post last February.
Ross W. Nadel worked in the U.S. Attorney’s offices in the Northern and Eastern Districts of California from 1981 to 2005.
The lawyer will assist the company’s special committee in investigating whether directors and officers breached their fiduciary duty by failing to address potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act problems and other misdeeds.
A former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia will join Allscripts as the company’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel in September.
Several of her former Justice Department colleagues attended the swearing-in ceremony Saturday.
Attorney General Eric Holder will throw the ceremonial first pitch when the Washington Nationals take on the New York Mets on Friday night.
Former Solicitor General Paul Clement presented Attorney General Eric Holder with the award at a dinner Wednesday night.
The nominee for the Northern District of Georgia has worked in the district since 1989.
The president submitted to the Senate a large batch of nominees, including William J. Hochul Jr., right, for the Western District of New York. Obama has nominated 42 U.S. Attorneys.
Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed Gary Grindler, one of the Criminal Division’s top officials, to serve as acting Deputy Attorney General, effective Feb. 5. David Ogden announced earlier this month that he was stepping down as deputy.
Curtis McGhee and Terry Harrington, who served 25 years in prison, sued prosecutors for violating their civil rights by coercing and coaching witnesses to falsely accuse them of killing a retired Iowa policeman.
International law firm King & Spalding hired Former Deputy Principal Solicitor General Daryl Joseffer as a litigation partner at its Washington office, according to a news release.
This past April, Beth Brinkmann, head of Morrison & Foerster’s appellate and Supreme Court practice, left the firm to become Deputy Assistant Attorney General in charge of the appellate staff of the Civil Division, under Assistant Attorney General Tony West, who is was also once a partner at Morrison & Foerster. But now the firm has made a snag of its own.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.
"I am not going to respond to what I view as the ad hominem attack on this prosecutor." -- Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Malis in response to remarks from then-private attorney Eric Holder.