Joliet Native and Ex-United States Attorney John Lausch Jr Returns To Chicago Law Firm

The former United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois is returning to a Chicago law firm. John Lausch, Junior is back at Kirkland & Ellis. Lausch left the U.S. attorney’s office in March after leading some of the city’s most high-profile investigations, including racketeering probes of ex-Alderman Ed Burke and former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. The 52-year-old served at Kirkland & Ellis before serving as U.S. attorney.