Homeland Security Deputy Secretary To Join WilmerHale

Law360, New York (October 5, 2016, 7:21 PM EDT) — U.S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas is stepping down from his post and will join WilmerHale in its Washington, D.C., office next month, the firm said on Wednesday.

Mayorkas, who has served as the DHS’ deputy secretary since December 2013, will focus his practice on civil and criminal litigation and internal investigations and will bolster the firm’s strength in strategic counseling, crisis management and cybersecurity, WilmerHale said, noting that his experience with immigration, trade, travel and foreign investment will also be an…

Source: Law360