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David Bernhardt, the former secretary of the Interior during the Trump administration and solicitor for the Department of the Interior in the George W. Bush administration, rejoined his former firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck on a part-time basis Monday as special counsel, the firm said.

“We have done a pretty extensive strategic planning process, and we think we are legitimately the preeminent natural resources firm in the market,” Brownstein managing partner Rich Benenson said in an interview. “Bringing David back further solidifies our position as the go-to natural resources firm.”

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Lizzy McLellan

Lizzy McLellan is a senior editor on ALM's business of law desk. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @LizzyMcLell

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