Rod Rosenstein joins law and lobbying firm

Rod Rosenstein joins law and lobbying firm
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Former Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinFull appeals court to rehear case over McGahn subpoena Graham starts closed-door depositions in FISA probe Attorney General Barr is in a mess — and has no one to blame but himself MORE was named a partner at law and lobbying firm King & Spalding.

Rosenstein will be in the firm’s special matters and government investigations group, which represents corporate, institutional and individual clients in sensitive legal challenges, the firm announced on Wednesday.

Rosenstein oversaw former Special Counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE’s Russia investigation and announced his resignation in April.

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His time at the Justice Department spanned the administrations of George W. Bush, Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Airbnb - House to pass relief bill; Trump moves to get US back to work Obama thanks Fauci, Stephen Curry during Instagram Live session Donald Trump plays his blame game MORE and Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDefense industrial base workers belong at home during this public health crisis Maduro pushes back on DOJ charges, calls Trump 'racist cowboy' House leaders hope to vote Friday on coronavirus stimulus MORE. He was deputy attorney general from 2017 to 2019 and before that was U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland from 2005 to 2017.

“Rod Rosenstein is an exceptional trial lawyer, strategist and leader with unquestioned integrity and toughness,” Robert D. Hays Jr., chairman of King & Spalding, said in a press release. 

Former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesWho should be the Democratic vice presidential candidate? Biden allies see Warren as potential running mate Sally Yates endorses Biden MORE and former Director of National Intelligence Dan CoatsDaniel (Dan) Ray CoatsExperts report recent increase in Chinese group's cyberattacks Acting director of national intelligence begins hiring freeze: reports Ratcliffe nomination puts Susan Collins in tough spot MORE are also at King & Spalding, as well as several other former government officials.