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Trump Taps Greenberg Traurig Vet As Acting HHS Chief

Law360, New York (October 10, 2017, 10:47 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump late Tuesday named a former Greenberg Traurig LLP attorney as acting secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Trump’s appointment of Eric D. Hargan as interim HHS chief was expected and came just six days after Hargan won U.S. Senate confirmation as HHS' deputy secretary. Hargan served as a Chicago-based shareholder at Greenberg Traurig for seven years and served as acting deputy secretary and deputy general counsel at HHS during the George W. Bush administration.

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