DLA Piper scored a big hire Nov. 17 when it picked up former Sen. Tom Daschle. The one-time majority leader was the Obama administration’s first choice for secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services before his nomination was derailed by questions about back taxes. Daschle will be jumping from Alston & Bird‘s Washington office — his professional home since he lost his 2004 re-election bid. His clients have included UnitedHealth Group Inc. In an interview with the NLJ’s Carrie Levine, he offered details about DLA Piper’s allure and how the deal came together.

NLJ: Why did you decide to leave Alston & Bird for DLA Piper?

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