Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Wally Dietz, chair of the firm's Compliance & Government Investigations practice, was quoted in The National Law Journal article about the growing trend of law firms hiring former state attorneys general. The article notes the recent return to Bass, Berry & Sims of former Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. "Bob" Cooper Jr. Bob will advise clients on matters related to compliance and enforcement issues and assist clients in responding to internal investigations from federal, state or local government. "It's pretty simple for us," Wally told the publication. "Our government investigations practice has exploded in the last several years."
The full article "Firms Race For State AG Practices," was published by The National Law Journal on May 11 and is available online.
In addition, several media outlets published stories about Bob Cooper rejoining Bass, Berry & Sims, including: