"The young federal prosecutor who won the conviction of former Gov. John Rowland before being named the head of a corruption task force is leaving the U.S. Attorney's office for private practice.
Christopher Mattei, who started in the U.S. Attorney's office in 2007, will join Koskoff, Koskoff and Beider, a Bridgeport law firm that has a reputation among lawyers for being one of the most aggressive personal injury firms in the state.
"Chris embodies many of the best traits that we hope for in prosecutors. He is passionate but always fair-minded, highly productive, hardworking and masterful in court. Personally, I am deeply grateful for his leadership, guidance and positive energy. It has been wonderful having him on the team," U.S. Attorney Deidre Daly said in a statement Tuesday. Mattei declined to comment..."
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