BALTIMORE (WUSA9) -- Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler will be a partner in the D.C. offices of a law firm after his second term ends in January.
Gansler made the announcement that he would join BuckleySandler LLP in a press release on Tuesday. His term ends on January 12, 2015.
According to Gansler's news release, he will "play a leading role in the firm's government enforcement and litigation practices. The former President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will also assist firm clients in complying with and managing increased regulatory expectations on issues ranging from consumer protection to cybersecurity and privacy. "
The law firm also released a statement.
"Doug is well recognized as one of the most accomplished State Attorneys General in the country. As President of NAAG, he took the lead in establishing state policy and enforcement parameters on privacy and data security in the digital age, as well as consumer protection issues of great importance to our financial services clients," said BuckleySandler Chairman and Executive Partner, Andrew L. Sandler, in a press release on Tuesday. "Doug's first-hand insight into the current enforcement and regulatory landscape will be invaluable as we assist our clients in navigating the government enforcement challenges they confront on a daily basis. His arrival adds another formidable trial lawyer to our talented enforcement and litigation team."