Steptoe Snags Former Obama Adviser For Pipeline Team

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 6:53 PM EDT) -- Steptoe & Johnson LLP has beefed up the energy and transportation practices in its Washington office by adding a seasoned pipeline expert and former special assistant to President Barack Obama to its ranks, the firm announced Tuesday.

Bizunesh "Biz" Scott joined Steptoe on Friday as a partner, and will focus primarily on pipeline issues — which makes sense, given that she has helped draft pipeline safety legislation and served as general counsel for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, the wing of the U.S. Department...
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