WilmerHale Atty, Ex-FBI Head Tapped To Lead Russia Probe

Law360, Los Angeles (May 17, 2017, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday appointed WilmerHale partner Robert S. Mueller III as special counsel to head up the investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 presidential election.

Robert Mueller will pick up where recently fired FBI Director James Comey left off on an investigation into any links or coordination between the Russian government and people tied to President Donald Trump's campaign. (AP) Mueller, a former FBI director who joined WilmerHale in 2014, will pick up where recently fired FBI Director James Comey left...
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