Part-Time Government Official’s Receipt of Compensation for Representational Work Before the Government

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As a special government employee, part-time Commissioner of Foreign Claims Settlement Commission is barred by 18 U.S.C. § 203 from representing anyone before a component of the Justice Department for compensation.

Part-time government official who is not a partner of his law firm may continue to receive compensation from his firm which is attributable to representational work before the Justice Department.

Part-time government official’s law firm may represent clients before any component of the Justice Department except the Commission.

Updated July 9, 2014