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D'Amato signs on with asbestos lawyers

The Hill reports (via ICJL) that former New York Sen. Alfonse D'Amato has been lobbying since September on behalf of Madison County, Ill. powerhouse plaintiff's firm Simmons Cooper against the proposed federal asbestos trust fund bill. While in office, D'Amato sometimes sided with and sometimes against organized trial lawyers, who exert particular sway in the politics of Long Island, his home turf.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.