03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Giuliani To "Decompress," Then Return To Law Firm

Rudy Giuliani, the high-profile Bracewell & Giuliani partner who just gave up a well-financed campaign seeking the Republican nomination for president, plans to "decompress" for a while.

That's what Patrick Oxford, the Houston-based firm's managing partner, told his partners on Feb. 4 at their weekly meeting about Giuliani's immediate plans. Giuliani quit the presidential race on Jan. 30, the day after the Florida primary, in which he finished in third place. Giuliani didn't practice law while seeking the Oval Office, but he continued to lend his name, clout and rainmaking might to Bracewell and continued to draw a multimillion-dollar compensation package.

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