06/01/2011 03:13 pm ET | Updated Aug 01, 2011

Daley Joining Law Firm He Previously Hired For Meter Deal, Other Privatization Work

Katten Muchin Rosenman, a law firm that the city has paid more than $1.2 million for work on privatization deals and other matters since 2005, announced this morning that it's adding a new attorney: former Mayor Richard M. Daley.

The move, first reported by Crain's, was announced in a statement on the firm's website. "Mayor Daley, who joined Katten after 22 years as mayor and more than 40 years in government, will be Of Counsel to the firm and, in that role, will draw on his vast knowledge, experience and relationships globally to contribute to the continued growth of the firm," the statement says.

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