The current Chief of the Office of Legislative Affairs, Ronald Weich, is leaving to become dean at the University of Baltimore Law School.
Ronald Weich is an ‘outside the box’ choice, one professor said.
Leslie Kiernan will join a raft of new hires under former DOJ official Kathryn Ruemmler.
The former Maryland Assistant U.S. Attorney had never sought elected office before.
Criminal defense lawyers with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act experience on their resumes are much in demand as the Department of Justice steps up its enforcement.
Attorney General Eric Holder, Deputy AG David Ogden and Criminal Division chief Lanny Breuer were cleared to review matters related to the dismissed public corruption case against the former Alaska senator, the White House disclosed Friday.
The Justice Department says that convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff should not be allowed to use his tax refund of over $500,000 to pay back his lawyers, accountants and others because he has yet to pay restitution for the millions of dollars he defrauded from Indian tribes he represented, turns out more than half the money is already gone,
Ron Weich, nominated to be the Justice Department’s point person on Capitol Hill, faced few questions at his confirmation hearing.
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.
“It ought to be a lesson to people who work on the Hill that when you’re pushing things too far you give up the only power you really have." -- Former DOJ Public Affairs Director Matt Miller on how congressional Republicans lost power over Eric Holder.