Rahm Emanuel, the incoming White House chief of staff, has hired Debevoise & Plimpton's W. Neil Eggleston for defense counsel in the scandal surrounding Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Valerie Jarrett, set to be a senior adviser in the Obama White House, has hired Mayer Brown's Vincent Connelly. Prosecutors have not accused either Emanuel or Jarrett of wrongdoing.
Obama Aides Hire Defense Counsel for Blagojevich Probe
December 29, 2008