Senate Promotes BigLaw Attys, AUSAs Alike To Top Spots

Law360, Los Angeles (November 9, 2017, 10:54 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and King & Spalding LLP are among the firms whose alumni were confirmed by the Senate Thursday as U.S. attorneys for positions across the country, from Vermont to Mississippi to Wyoming.

The Senate approved by voice vote a block of 13 nominees to fill vacancies in U.S. attorney posts in a variety of states and from a variety of legal backgrounds, including elevating some assistant U.S. attorneys and importing some faces from BigLaw, according to the vote....
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