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After a two-year investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election was released on March 22. In this Instant Insights, we take a look at the impact of the report and what the next steps mean for the legal profession.

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Then-FBI director Robert Mueller during a hearing on FBI oversight by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Dec. 6, 2006.(Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)

Predicting the next career steps for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the rest of his famously tight-lipped team may be nearly as hard as guessing the contents of the special counsel’s report.

Including Mueller, the special counsel’s team includes four former Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr partners, namely James Quarles III, Jeannie Rhee and Aaron Zebley. The Wilmer quartet had experience on government investigations ranging from Watergate to pre-9/11 al Qaeda. Mueller started as FBI director one week before the 9/11 terrorist attacks and kept the job for 12 years.

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Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace is based in Washington, D.C., and covers the intersection of law firm business, lobbying and the federal government. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter: @lovelaceryand

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