DoD News: Steve Ryan, Corporate Litigator at McDermott Will & Emery


Stephen Ryan, in this radio interview, reviewed the complexity of the laws on officials moving between government and the private sector jobs. Mr. Ryan asserted that “it’s good for all of us that this flow of people goes back and forth,” but he noted the strong caveat that “if you were substantially responsible for something in government as a high government official in a position to award a large contract, then generally you can’t side-switch into a position where you’re helping compete for that award.” Hear the full interview