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Big Law Firms Nab Top Federal Government Lawyers, Senior Comcast Attorney

To kick off the month of May, several Big Law firms announced hires of federal government lawyers Monday, as well as one high-ranking in-house lawyer, my colleague Lizzy McLellan writes.