Ex-Mo. Congressman Joins Husch Blackwell In DC

Law360, New York (March 10, 2011, 7:20 PM EST) -- Former U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Mo., will join Husch Blackwell LLP on Tuesday as a partner in its government contracts group in Washington, focusing on issues including national defense and international trade, the firm said Thursday.

"Husch Blackwell's national footprint and strong Missouri roots make it the right fit for me," Skelton said. "Their government contracts group is among the strongest in the country, and I'm eager to start working with their impressive team of attorneys."

After 34 years in Congress, Skelton, who served as chair...
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