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Former DOJ environment chief Cruden joins law firm

January 11, 2018
After a long career in government and non-profit work, Obama-era Department of Justice (DOJ) environment chief John Cruden has entered private practice, joining the industry-focused law firm Beveridge & Diamond as a principal in its Washington, D.C., office. The firm announced Cruden's arrival in a Jan. 9 statement, saying the former assistant attorney general for environment and natural resources will focus on “litigation, regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters." “John is one of the country’s preeminent environmental lawyers. We know that...

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