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US Robert Mueller returns to his old law firm

19:55  01 october  2019
19:55  01 october  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

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Mueller has cited his teammate David Spencer Hackett's death in the Vietnam War as an influence on his decision to pursue military service.[20] Of his classmate, Mueller has said, "One of the After serving as a partner at the Boston law firm of Hill and Barlow, Mueller returned to government service.

Robert Mueller , the 6th Director of the FBI, created controversy when he proposed expanding wiretap laws in the United States. Unable to achieve his initial goal of a position with the United States Attorney's office, Mueller joined the San Francisco firm of Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro out of law school.

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller has returned to his old law firm after spending more than two years away investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Robert Mueller in a suit standing in front of a crowd: Image: Robert Mueller arrives to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on July 24, 2019.© J. Scott Applewhite Image: Robert Mueller arrives to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on July 24, 2019.

Mueller, 75, is rejoining the WilmerHale law firm in Washington D.C. as a partner who will take up his former area of focus: high-profile investigations and crisis management, the firm announced Tuesday.

"We couldn't be happier to have Bob, our extraordinary friend, and colleague, return to WilmerHale," Robert Novick, the firm's co-managing partner, said in a statement. "Few lawyers have been entrusted with as many matters of national significance as Bob, in both his public service and in private practice. Bob embodies the highest values of our firm and profession. We're privileged to work alongside him once again."

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Lawyer Robert Kelner, of law firm Covington & Burling, is a FARA expert and one of Flynn's attorneys. He declined to comment on the Mueller investigation or on the FARA implications specifically for his client. He did talk with NPR generally about foreign agent registration and said the cases that have

Robert Mueller is an American attorney and the former Director of FBI. Check out this biography to know After a year-long stint at Boston law firm , ‘Hill and Barlow’, Mueller returned to the U.S He also returned to his old company WilmerHale as a partner in 2014 and oversaw important cases

Mueller said in a statement that he was glad to be rejoining WilmerHale. He described it as a firm with "a tradition of honoring public service."

"It was an honor to serve as special counsel. Now, I look forward to resuming my private practice alongside the talented lawyers at the firm," Mueller added.

Mueller's two top deputies at the special counsel's office, Aaron Zebley and James Quarles, have also rejoined the firm after leaving in May 2017 to assist in the Russia probe.

Mueller led the investigation that focused on Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election and whether those efforts were coordinated with the Trump campaign. In all, 34 people and three companies were indicted or plead guilty as a result of the probe.

In the end, Mueller found that based on the evidence his team was able to review, there was no such coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia's activities in 2016. Mueller did not come to a traditional prosecutorial decision on whether Trump committed obstruction of justice.

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