News and Events for Attorneys and Executives

Mueller, Several Team Members Gave Up Million-Dollar Jobs to Work on Special Counsel Investigation

By on August 9, 2017 in Government

Robert S. MuellerRobert S. Mueller III left a $3.4 million partner job in the white-shoe law firm WilmerHale, where he worked for clients such as Facebook, Apple, Sony and the NFL, to serve as the special counsel overseeing the law enforcement investigation into whether the Kremlin and the Trump campaign coordinated to impact the 2016 election, The Washington Post reports.

The Post filed a request for the Mueller team’s public financial disclosures, which offer a glimpse into whom the special counsel and the lawyers he has hired have worked for and where they have made and invested their money.

Three other WilmerHale lawyers who joined Mueller on the team left behind incomes ranging from $1.4 million to more than $5.8 million, reports Matt Zapotosky.

Read the Washington Post article.