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ATF Pick Earned $1.7 Million Partnership Share at BakerHostetler

May 20, 2022, 8:47 PM

Steve Dettelbach, the Biden administration’s second choice to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobaco, Firearms and Explosives, received a $1.7 million partnership share since the start of 2021 at the law firm BakerHostetler.

If confirmed by the Senate, the former Cleveland-based US attorney who now co-leads his firm’s white-collar practice will also be paid out between $500,000 and $1 million from BakerHostetler’s capital account, his newly-released government ethics filing showed. He’s also owed this year between $250,000 and $500,000 in a pension plan the firm terminated last June, and potentially more from a discretionary bonus and partnership share for work ...