Cantor, who was defeated in June by a Tea Party
challenger in a Republican primary election, will provide
strategic counsel to the company's corporate and institutional
clients on key issues, Moelis said.
"Eric has proven himself to be a pro-business advocate and one
who will enhance our boardroom discussions with CEOs and senior
management as we help them navigate their most important
strategic decisions," Moelis CEO Ken Moelis said in a statement.
Cantor, the No.2 Republican in the House of Representatives, was
beaten by college economics professor David Brat, who accused
Cantor of betraying conservative principles on spending, debt
Cantor stepped down from his leadership position in the
Republican-controlled House of Representatives last month and
resigned from his Virginia seat.
(Reporting by Arnab Sen in Bangalore; Editing by Gopakumar
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