Morrison & Foerster can't say it hired the attorney who wrote the CFPB's rulebook. But it picked up the guy who started the job.

On Wednesday, the law firm announced that it was rehiring Leonard Chanin, a former firm attorney who most recently spent a year and a half heading up the 40 attorneys in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's rulemaking operation. He was originally tapped for the CFPB by Elizabeth Warren.

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