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Lincoln, Holifield join Alston & Bird as policy advisers

Former Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and Robert Holifield, who was staff director of the committee during her chairmanship, have joined the Washington law firm of Alston & Bird.

Lincoln will have the title of special policy adviser while Holifield, who previously served as deputy chief of staff on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will have the title of senior policy adviser.