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It looks like public office might not be such a boon for D.C. councilmembers in the legal biz these days. Over the summer, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 2336 yanked its business from the law firm that employs Councilmembers Harold Brazil and William Lightfoot, citing their votes to impose a pay cut on city workers, and other anti-labor decisions. CWA President Joanne Bell wrote Joseph Koonz, name partner of Koonz, McKenney, Johnson & Regan, saying, “It is clear that the City Council members who [sic] I have hired in your firm and supported for office are no more than Union-busters.” Lightfoot, who earns nearly $800,000 a year as a malpractice attorney, says he does not believe that the firm has lost any business because of Bell’s letter. “We represent individuals who are injured. Some are union members, some aren’t. That letter has not affected me one way or another.” CP