Jones Walker Taps Ex-US Rep. Lazio To Head New NY Office

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 3:28 PM EDT) -- Former congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Rick Lazio has joined Jones Walker Waechter Poitevent Carrere & Denegre LLP as a partner to lead the firm’s first New York office, where he will focus on affordable housing and financial services matters, the firm said Monday.

Lazio will head the firm's housing and housing finance industry team, which will include a cross-section of attorneys from Jones Walker's real estate, banking and financial services, and government relations practices areas, the firm said.

Citing Lazio’s "leadership and experience in financial...
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