Jenner & Block Hires Ex-TARP Watchdog Barofsky

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 2:07 PM EDT) -- Neil Barofsky, the former watchdog for the government's $700 billion financial crisis bailout program and a fierce critic of both Wall Street and Washington, has joined Jenner & Block LLP's white collar and defense practice, the firm announced Monday.

Barofsky, who served a little more than two years as the inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program following U.S. Senate confirmation in 2008, will serve as a partner in the firm's New York office.

Joining Jenner & Block was a natural fit given its history...
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