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DOJ U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/ ALM

At least seven U.S. Justice Department lawyers have left the civil division’s appellate staff in recent months, an unusual and sudden spike in departures that has diminished the team of lawyers defending U.S. government policies in federal appeals courts across the country.

C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at cbarber@alm.com. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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