Barack Obama has been president-elect for less than 48 hours, but Washington, D.C., lawyers are already in the throes of one of their favorite guessing games: Who'll get key jobs in the new administration? Much of the action is centered on slots at the regulatory agencies and the Justice Department -- positions that are more likely to have a direct impact on clients than Cabinet-level or West Wing jobs like White House counsel or attorney general. And names are already being bandied about by D.C. insiders.
An Early Line on Legal Slots in Obama Administration
November 6, 2008