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Christian D. Menefee Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee. Courtesy photo

Sharing a passion for public service, two Kirkland & Ellis litigators are taking a break from Big Law and moving to the Harris County Attorney’s Office, which serves as the general counsel for the nation’s third-largest county.

Partner Jonathan Fombonne will join the Harris County Attorney’s Office on Feb. 3 to become  deputy to Christian Menefee, who was an associate at Kirkland prior to winning election last November. A Democrat, Menefee is the youngest and first Black Harris County attorney.

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Brenda Sapino Jeffreys

Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys covers the business of law in Texas. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @BrendaSJeffreys

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