Caterpillar Hires Ex-US AG To Advise On Federal Probe

Law360, Los Angeles (March 16, 2017, 8:09 PM EDT) -- The former U.S. attorney general under former President George H.W. Bush who is of counsel to Kirkland & Ellis LLP is assisting Caterpillar Inc. in connection with a federal raid at company headquarters earlier this month over its financial practices, the company said on Thursday.

William P. Barr, the U.S. attorney general from 1991 to 1993 during the first Bush administration, has been tasked with reviewing matters related to the federal search warrants executed at company facilities on March 2, the Peoria, Illinois-based construction equipment manufacturer...
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