Lieberman joins New York law firm

Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has not retired quietly.

Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman, a  New York law firm, announced Thursday that Lieberman, who quit the Senate in January, will work for them as senior counsel.

“Senator Lieberman’s practice will focus on independent and internal investigations and advising clients on a wide range of public policy, strategic and regulatory issues,” a statement from the law firm said. “He is also expected to play a significant role in client development globally.”

Lieberman represented Connecticut in the Senate as a Democrat for decades before becoming an independent when Democratic voters turned on him for supporting the Iraq war.

A former chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, he seems to relish his new investigative duties the most.

“I am very happy to be joining Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP and excited to return to my roots as a lawyer and counselor with the opportunity to use the independent investigative skills I learned as [Connecticut] Attorney General and during many Senate investigations,” he said in the statement.

Lieberman also has a job at the American Enterprise Institute and has been called back to Congress by Republicans who asked him to testify about national security issues after the Boston Marathon bombing.