Ethics Committee Taps K&L Gates Atty To Probe Ensign

Law360, New York (February 1, 2011, 6:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics tapped a K&L Gates LLP attorney Tuesday to help investigate whether Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., committed financial improprieties related to his extramarital affair with the wife of a former aide.

Carol Elder Bruce, a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of K&L Gates who specializes in white collar criminal defense, complex civil litigation and congressional investigations, was appointed to serve as special counsel to the committee in its preliminary inquiry of Ensign.

The purpose of the inquiry is to...
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