Two of the Minneapolis lawyers who forced a historic $6.6 billion settlement with the tobacco industry last year may be moving on, but the industry they tormented throughout a four-month trial, which settled on the eve of jury deliberations, won’t be rid of them just yet.

Any day now, Michael V. Ciresi, who was the lead lawyer for the state of Minnesota, is expected to announce whether he will run for the Democratic nomination in 2000 against U.S. Senator Rod Grams, R-Minn.

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