Attorney General-designate Zoe Baird knows a lot about the corporate world's legal concerns, but criminal law isn't her forte. So she may need a strong Criminal Div. chief. Among the names being circulated: Washington lawyer Reid H. Weingar-ten of Steptoe & Johnson, a Justice Dept. alumnus who headed a congressional probe of alleged links between Reagan campaign officials and Iran; Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Richard G. Stearns, Clinton's Oxford roommate; and white-collar defense lawyer Jamie S. Gorelick of Miller, Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin, president of the Washington (D.C.) Bar Assn. and a friend of Baird.

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