Bloomberg Law
Jan. 28, 2021, 4:45 PM

Jones Day Hires Trump’s Acting Homeland Security GC Mizelle

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

Jones Day has hired Chad Mizelle, a politically appointed lawyer in the Trump administration who worked in the Justice Department and White House before serving as acting general counsel of the Department of Homeland Security.

The hire extends Jones Day’s connections to former Trump administration lawyers at a time when many Big Law firms are distancing themselves from the former president. After graduating law school in 2013, Mizelle worked as an associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, another prominent Big Law firm, before his work at the Justice Department began in 2017.

Among Big Law firms, Jones Day had arguably ...

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