Rod Rosenstein, the high-profile former deputy attorney general who oversaw special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, is joining King & Spalding LLP, a corporate law firm that is home to several other senior Republican law-enforcement officials, the Wall Street Journal reports. It will be Rosenstein’s first job in the private sector after nearly 30 years at the Justice Department, which included a tumultuous stint as its No. 2 official managing Mueller’s probe into President Trump and his associates. Rosenstein, 54, will still be able to keep an eye on the White House—as his office directly overlooks it—but he says the location had no bearing on his decision to join the Atlanta-based firm.
He will represent companies and other clients in regulatory, congressional and other investigations as part of the firm’s special matters and government investigations team, once headed by FBI Director Christopher Wray. Another former deputy attorney general, Sally Yates, who served during the Obama administration, is also a partner on the team,