By The Hill Staff - 05/12/09 05:57 PM EDT
• James C. Stansel has rejoined Sidley Austin as a partner in the firm’s Washington office. Stansel was the former acting general counsel of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department. He also served as counselor to the HHS secretary.
• Hugo Teufel III has joined PricewaterhouseCoopers and will work in the firm’s U.S. Advisory practice. Teufel is a former chief privacy officer for the Homeland Security Department. At the firm, he will focus on helping organizations with issues involving computer security, cyber crime and corruption.
• Tony Tether is joining the board of directors of Qteros, a biofuel company. Tether is a former director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and will help the company sell its ethanol technology.
• Robert Houton has been hired by Whitmer & Worrall as a principal in the firm. Houton is a former aide to Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.). He has served on a number of political campaigns, including Sen. John Kerry’s (D-Mass.) 2004 presidential campaign, and was on the inaugural committee of President Barack Obama.