Davis Polk Welcomes Denis J. McInerney in Return to the Firm
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Summary: Davis Polk has announced that Denis J. McInerney has returned to the firm for a third tour of duty after leaving the Justice Department. 

A former top federal prosecutor has announced that he will return to one of his previous employers.


Denis J. McInerney will return to Davis Polk & Wardwell, according to a report from The New York Times.

Earlier this year, McInerney resigned from his post as deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department.

McInerney left Davis Polk in 2010 after spending many years at the firm as a litigation partner. He left the firm to become the chief of the fraud section for the Justice Department in Washington. He would later become the deputy assistant attorney general.

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McInerney joined the firm back in 1986 for the first time. He then left in 1989 to work as a federal prosecutor for the first time in his career. He worked in the Manhattan office of the United States attorney’s office.

He then worked as the deputy chief of the office’s criminal division. In 1994, McInerney returned to Davis Polk in New York and became a partner in 1997.

“I’m very glad to be home, not only with my family in New York, but with Davis Polk, a firm that is all about excellence, where I was fortunate to have practiced for 18 years,” Mr. McInerney said in a statement.

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