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After 10 years on the Hill, Mark Paoletta, chief counsel of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, is moving to D.C.’s Dickstein Shapiro, where he will start a congressional investigations practice. Paoletta, 44, spent four years as an assistant counsel in the administration of President George H.W. Bush, where he was a key player in the nomination of Justice Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. Paoletta, who will be a partner, joins along with another subcommittee investigator, Andrew Snowdon, 38. Snowdon, who spent five years in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement branch and a couple of years doing fraud investigations at NASD before joining the committee in 1993, will join as of counsel. “Investigations are going to be of Republicans,” notes Dickstein Chairman Michael Nannes, adding that Paoletta and Snowdon are “well respected for their intellect and decency.” Paoletta, who with Snowdon most recently handled such congressional investigations as those of the BP pipeline spills in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, and the Hewlett-Packard leak investigation, says he looked at a number of firms. Dickstein, he says, “is a big law firm, but it seems to be very entrepreneurial,” including practice areas in state attorney general investigations and SEC enforcement. “All those things run into each other,” says Paoletta, adding that experience in handling congressional investigations should be helpful. “I’ve seen great white-collar criminal defense attorneys really stumble. They don’t understand how the committee goes about doing its work.”
T.R. Goldman can be contacted at [email protected].

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