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Cass Sunstein, the prominent professor, author, legal affairs columnist and former Obama-era regulatory leader, reported receiving more than $580,000 in compensation from Harvard Law School and $220,000 in consulting fees from Apple Inc., according to a financial statement released Monday as part of his return to the public sector.

Sunstein joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in February as senior counselor, serving under the leadership of Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, formerly a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. For three years in Obama’s first term, Sunstein led the federal Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, an agency central to the development and oversight of regulatory plans.

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Mike Scarcella

Mike Scarcella is a senior editor in Washington on ALM Media's regulatory desk. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @MikeScarcella. Mike works on a slate of newsletters: Supreme Court Brief | Higher Law | Compliance Hot Spots | Labor of Law.

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