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From Lawmaker To Lawyer: How Congress Affected My Career

Law360 (June 27, 2018, 3:48 PM EDT) -- Earlier this year, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., made headlines with his decision to leave Congress and return to law. ​​"Whatever skills I may have are better utilized in a courtroom than in Congress, and I enjoy our justice system more than our political system," he said in a statement. In this Law360 Expert Analysis series, former members of Congress who made that move discuss how their experience on the Hill influenced their law practice.

Yvonne B. Burke If I state the reason I left Congress I...
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