1 Article by: Elias Alsbergas and Max Moran

Elias Alsbergas and Max Moran are both research assistants at the Revolving Door Project at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

It’s Looking Like the Department of Justice Under Biden Will Have Major Influence from Corporate Law

Jamie Gorelick, a high-powered lawyer who defended the city of Chicago after the police murder of Laquan McDonald and sits on the board of Amazon, is a case study of the influence big corporate law firms wield behind the scenes in Washington — and she has friends like Merrick Garland in high places in the Biden administration.