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Attorney General Merrick Garland. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / ALM

President Joe Biden’s administration is beginning to take shape more than three months into the new year, with Merrick Garland likely serving as the face of the U.S. Justice Department and key leaders there taking their posts.

With Garland expected to head the agency after a period of momentous scrutiny, a core leadership team has taken hold around him to implement his priorities. White-collar lawyers expect an increased focus on prosecuting fraud, bribery and other corporate misconduct, and they have been fielding inquiries from corporate clients about how to best prepare for that focus. The Garland DOJ is also expected to put a strong focus on the broad protection of civil rights.

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Nate Robson

Nate Robson is the executive editor for The National Law Journal. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @Nate_Robson1.

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