Vinson's Retirement Rule Prompts Departure Of Atty

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 8:16 PM EDT) -- A 63-year-old white collar criminal defense lawyer involved in high-profile matters related to Enron Corp. and the Whitewater investigation is planning to leave Vinson & Elkins LLP because he does not want to hassle with the firm’s policy requiring lawyers to retire at age 65.

After 16 years at Vinson & Elkins, Mark Tuohey is heading to Brown Rudnick LLP’s Washington office on June 1 as an equity partner.

Although Vinson & Elkins is taking its mandatory retirement policy under review and offered Tuohey a two-year...
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