Kieran Shanahan on leave from law firm

Kieran Shanahan

May 21, 2013 12:47:47 PM PDT
Governor Pat McCrory's Secretary of the Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday he's taking a temporary leave of absence from his law firm.

Critics had questioned why the secretary continued to do work for the Shanahan Law Group while working as a public servant.

"I am thankful that my clients and my friends at Shanahan Law Group are providing me the opportunity to serve this great state," said Shanahan in a statement.

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