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Big Law Attorneys Think Twice About Trump Labor Gig

By on May 31, 2017 in Administrative Law, Government

The well-established revolving door from big law to a GOP Labor Department may need extra grease under President Donald Trump, writes Ben Penn for Bloomberg Law.

The search for political appointees to the department appears to be impeded by a shrinking pool of private attorneys willing to incur a lifelong Trump association. And the search isn’t helped by the steep pay cut, grueling confirmation process, and a post-work lobbying ban.

Penn writes that the shortage of lawyers in the DOL could make it difficult for the department to get to work on undoing large parts of the Obama administration’s labor agenda.

Read the Bloomberg article.


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