Lawyers across the U.S. have anxiously anticipated the fate of an economic rescue package -- and the revised bill finally made it through both the Senate and House, and was signed into law by President Bush on Friday. So how did the Senate's 60 lawyers vote? Only 12 voted against the plan. Two of the dissenters had worked at Am Law 200 firms or their predecessors, while 10 of the 47 who approved the bill can claim an Am Law 200 connection. Here's the breakdown, with details on the lawyer-senators.
How the Senate's 60 Lawyers Voted on Bailout Bill
The American Lawyer
October 6, 2008