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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Feb 27, 2012

Tony West, who has led the Justice Department's Civil Division since April 2009, has been named acting associate attorney general. West, as the third in command at Justice, will replace Thomas Perrelli, Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. announced. Perrelli, who managed the Washington office of Jenner & Block, recently announced his plans to leave DOJ. The Blog of Legal Times has more.