Michael Bromwich, a litigation partner in the Washington and New York offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson who was a Justice Department watchdog in the 1990s, was named Tuesday to head up the Obama administration’s effort to improve regulation of the oil industry following the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
Bromwich, the Justice Department inspector general from 1994 to 1999, has been asked to develop a plan for a new oversight structure, the White House said. White House officials said Bromwich has a mandate to implement “far-reaching” changes, starting with the Minerals Management Service.
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