Calif. To Flex Policy Muscle With New Solicitor General

Law360, San Diego (October 31, 2013, 9:42 PM EDT) -- The WilmerHale partner set to become California’s solicitor general told Law360 on Wednesday that he aims to grow the government office and build relationships with the U.S. Supreme Court and top courts in the state — plans experts say signal California is mobilizing to play a more active, aggressive role in high-profile appellate cases that affect public policy.

Two days earlier, California Attorney General Kamala Harris tapped Edward DuMont, vice chair of WilmerHale’s appellate and Supreme Court litigation practice in Washington, D.C., to serve as the...
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