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Gothmog

(147,501 posts)
Wed Mar 28, 2018, 02:54 PM Mar 2018

A Running List Of Lawyers And Law Firms Who Have Refused To Represent The President Of The United St

A Running List Of Lawyers And Law Firms Who Have Refused To Represent The President Of The United States https://abovethelaw.com/2018/03/a-running-list-of-lawyers-and-law-firms-who-have-refused-to-represent-the-president-of-the-united-states/?rf=1

Here’s a running list of law firms and attorneys who have decided they don’t want to represent the president. Please send a note to [email protected] if there are firms that we’re missing or attorneys who have been approached that we just don’t know about. Here’s who we do know about:

Brendan Sullivan, Williams & Connolly: Sullivan represented Oliver North after the Iran-Contra scandal, but won’t represent Donald Trump.
Paul Clement, Kirkland & Ellis: Clement defended DOMA — the Defense of Marriage Act — and was a leading litigator in the constitutional challenges to Obamacare. But he won’t represent the leader of the Republican party.
Mark Filip, Kirkland & Ellis: Filip is a big-time white-collar defense lawyer who served as Deputy Attorney General in the George W. Bush administration. He was unwilling to return to government work to help defend the current president.
Robert Giuffra, Sullivan & Cromwell: Guiffra represents Volkswagon in its litigation about using devices to thwart clean-air standards, and defended UBS from disaffected Enron shareholders. Defending Trump’s financial dealings from Robert Mueller was apparently not something he wanted to do.
Emmet Flood, Williams & Connolly: Emmet Flood represented Bill Clinton in his impeachment hearing. Of course, Clinton was impeached (just not convicted), and we know that Trump prefers soldiers who never captured.
Robert S. Bennett, Hogan Lovells: Bennett represented Bill Clinton in the Paula Jones dispute. Seems relevant.
Theodore Olson, Gibson Dunn: Ted Olson represented George W. Bush in the Bush v. Gore case where the Supreme Court chose the American president. And he wants no part of Trump.
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A Running List Of Lawyers And Law Firms Who Have Refused To Represent The President Of The United St (Original Post) Gothmog Mar 2018 OP
Maybe Rachel Maddow can start another board of names eleny Mar 2018 #1
I am not sure that Joe and Victoria got axed when they asked for a retainer Gothmog Mar 2018 #2

Gothmog

(147,501 posts)
2. I am not sure that Joe and Victoria got axed when they asked for a retainer
Wed Mar 28, 2018, 05:29 PM
Mar 2018

No decent lawyer would take on trump without a large retainer

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