Ex-Congressman To Lead New Sidley Austin Gov't Group

Law360, New York (May 18, 2011, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Former Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., who chaired a committee that oversaw the Internet's evolution from a government research project into a commercial tool that transformed the globe, joined Sidley Austin LLP to lead its new government strategies group in Washington, the firm said Wednesday.

Sidley beat out a number of other potential employers to win over the former Congressman, who told Law360 that he turned down other firms, trade associations, nonprofits and universities in favor of what he saw as a superior offer from an excellent...
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