Bloomberg Law
April 29, 2020, 5:01 PM

Top Mueller Litigator Weissmann to Rejoin Jenner & Block in July

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

Andrew Weissmann, one of Robert Mueller’s top Russia probe litigators, will rejoin Jenner & Block in July following the book-writing and teaching stint he undertook a year ago upon leaving the special counsel’s office.

A Jenner & Block partner from 2006 to 2011, Weissmann led the prosecution of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for money laundering, illegal lobbying, and bank-and tax-fraud.

Weissmann became a lightning rod of attention during his 22-month stint in the special counsel’s office. He drew the ire of conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh. Steve Bannon, ...

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