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Nov. 27, 2008

From the Beltway to Beverly Hills

A naughty senator and an exploding hotel welcomed Hilton's New General Counsel, Richard M. Lucas, to Beverly Hills.

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Richard M. Lucas packed up his bags last June and moved to Beverly Hills. It was his first job change since graduating law school 18 years ago. Formerly a partner with Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C., Lucas' new gig is general counsel for Hilton Hotels Corp., which owns, manages, and franchises more than 3,000 hotels worldwide.

It wasn't a fluke that Lucas ended up at Hilton; Christopher J. Nassetta, the company's CEO, was a long-time client. Nassett... (continued)

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