Houston, Texas (Nov. 18, 2002) -- Fifteen months after she warned Enron's then-president that the firm was headed for trouble, Sherron Watkins, widely known as the Enron whistleblower, has resigned from the fallen energy firm.Watkins' attorney, Philip Hilder, confirmed that she resigned from the Houston-based firm, where she has worked for a decade, effective Friday. Hilder said her departure was voluntary.

"She's going to focus on establishing a consulting business geared toward corporate compliance and various corporate governance issues," said Hilder.

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