Donald Stern

Partner, Law Office of Cooley Godward Kronish


Former United States attorney for the District of Massachusetts; also former chair of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee both during the Clinton administration. He is now a partner in the Boston law office of Cooley Godward Kronish.

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Barack Obama’s  nominee for Attorney General  got some tough  grilling from Senate Republicans  today.

Eric Holder for Attorney General?

Barack Obama’s nominee for Attorney General got some tough grilling from Senate Republicans today.

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