EPA General Counsel Leopold returning to private practice

September 10, 2020
EPA’s top lawyer, General Counsel Matt Leopold, will be leaving the agency in the coming weeks to return to private practice, with the agency poised to replace Leopold with Principal Deputy General Counsel David Fotouhi, who will serve as acting general counsel. Leopold’s looming departure, first reported by Politico , comes as he has defended the legal track record of the Office of General Counsel (OCG) while other lawyers questioned his claims of a successful record in the courts. “I...

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