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Meet the Lawyer Representing Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

[caption id="attachment_11067" align="alignright" width="620"] U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C.[/caption] Andrew Mc­Cabe, the former FBI deputy director fired less than two days before retirement is leaning on high-powered Washington, D.C., lawyer Michael R. Bromwich for representation. Bromwich, a Harvard Law School graduate, is senior counsel at Robbins Russell Englert Orseck Untereiner & Sauber, a litigation boutique that counts Fortune 500 companies, defense contractors, hedge funds, technology companies and major accounting firms among its clients. [caption id="attachment_12305" align="alignright" width="220"] Michael R. Bromwich[/caption] During his more than 35-year career, Bromwich was inspector general of the Department of Justice, served as the country’s top offshore drilling regulator following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and worked as a federal prosecutor and special prosecutor. In June 2010, former President Barack Obama named him director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement—one of a string of engagements for federal, state and local governments. Bromwich is also founder and managing principal of The Bromwich Group, a D.C.-based consulting company focused on crisis management, strategic advisory, law enforcement, public affairs and independent monitoring. His client, McCabe, was a candidate for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's top job after President Donald Trump fired agency director James Comey in May 2017. But McCabe is now out of the federal law enforcement agency after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired him Friday night—a little more than 24 hours before he was set to retire Sunday and collect his pension. Sessions said McCabe made an unauthorized disclosure to the media, and "lacked candor—including under oath—on multiple occasions.”  But McCabe said he was the victim of a strategic campaign to discredit him before he became a witness in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian interference in 2016 U.S. presidential election. "For the last year and a half, my family and I have been the targets of an unrelenting assault on our reputation and my service to this country," McCabe wrote in a statement. "Articles too numerous to count have leveled every sort of false, defamatory and degrading allegation against us. The president's tweets have amplified and exacerbated it all. He called for my firing. He called for me to be stripped of my pension after more than 20 years of service. And all along we have said nothing, never wanting to distract from the mission of the FBI by addressing the lies told and repeated about us. No more." Trump celebrated McCabe's ouster. "Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI - A great day for Democracy," the president tweeted Friday. [falcon-embed src="embed_1"] Read More Defense Lawyers, Profs Dish on Special Counsels and 'No Perfect Solution' Who Is Zack Harmon, New Chief of Staff to FBI Director Wray? Key Moments From Civil Division Nominee Jody Hunt's Senate Hearing Meanwhile, These Other Memos—Written By James Comey—Will Remain Secret What He Said: Key Excerpts From FBI Director Wray's House Hearing