Fresh Playing Fields

In a mid-career reverse, a general goes to Wall Street

Wall Street has snared its share of bristling talent but rarely a catch like the new general partner that Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb Inc. announced last week: Brigadier General Pete Dawkins, 45, U.S. Army (ret.). As head of Lehman Brothers' public finance group, the former All-America halfback will work with states and municipalities in raising money, a position that will allow him to make friends and influence people around the country. His salary and bonuses will easily exceed $100,000 a year. Dawkins has never...

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