New Mayor Taps Dorsey Veteran For Top NYC Legal Job

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 1:43 PM EST) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a veteran white collar litigator who has experience on both sides of the prosecutorial fence to lead New York City's legal department, announcing Tuesday that former U.S. attorney and Dorsey & Whitney LLP partner Zachary Carter would become city corporation counsel.

Carter, co-chairman of Dorsey's white collar and fraud practice and a campaign-season adviser to de Blasio — who was sworn in as mayor on Wednesday — replaces outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's longtime top lawyer, Michael A....
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