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Fenty Takes Job At D.C. Law Firm

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Former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty
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Former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty

"We are honored to have Mayor Fenty join us," says Bruce J. Klores, founding partner of Klores Perry Mitchell, in a press release. "His successful mayoral 'reformer approach' used to streamline the D.C. government and make it more responsive to residents will be a great asset to the firm."

Since leaving office in January, Fenty also joined a Philadelphia law firm at an outside counsel, as well as the Greater Talent Network, which represents celebrity speakers.

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