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Jessie Liu Jessie Liu, U.S. attorney for Washington, D.C., speaking at Main Justice in 2017. Credit: Bloomberg

Just days after U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu in Washington withdrew from consideration for a top Justice Department post, an association of women lawyers decried the objections to her nomination as “misplaced” and said they were improperly used to derail her ascension to the third-in-command role as associate attorney general.

C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at cbarber@alm.com. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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