Obama Middle East Envoy Heads Back To DLA Piper

Law360, New York (June 13, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT) -- George J. Mitchell, a noted diplomat and business luminary who served as President Barack Obama's special envoy for Middle East peace, will return to DLA Piper as chairman emeritus, the firm announced Monday.

Mitchell — who in his long career has worked as a prosecutor, judge, U.S. senator, diplomat, and legal and business leader — will rejoin the firm he once headed to work on global client development and management, DLA Piper said. Mitchell will also help with the firm's strategic initiatives and advise on important...
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