DOJ's Kneedler To Take Lead In Nacchio Rehearing

Law360, New York (August 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A prominent attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice will be representing government prosecutors before an en banc panel in the appeal of their insider trading case against former Qwest Communications International Inc. Chief Executive Joseph Nacchio next month.

The DOJ’s Principal Deputy Solicitor General Edwin S. Kneedler will take the lead on the appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado Troy A. Eid said Wednesday.

"We wanted the best and got him," Eid said....
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