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26. Greenberg-Traurig. Many Bush connections. Election Fraud 2000
Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, owner of AIG, is the Greenberg of Greenberg Traurig, their own law firm. (1)

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is a Miami-based 1,350-lawyer full-service international law firm "with the fourth-largest number of lawyers in the United States and eighth-largest worldwide. The firm was founded in 1967 by Miami lawyer Mel Greenberg. Much of Greenberg Traurig's growth has been achieved through several mergers, including its 1998 pairing with Atlanta entertainment practice Katz, Smith & Cohen, and its 1999 acquisition of Minkin & Snyder. (2)

Bush-Greenberg Traurig Connections A Selection
1. represented President Bush in the Bush-Gore 2000 Florida election vote recount (3)

"Court's reputation being tested," Associated Press (cjonline.com), December 11, 2000: "Barry Richard, a partner in the firm, is the lead Bush attorney in Florida. Richard, who is a Democrat, said he was called Nov. 8 about representing Bush." re Barry S. Richard (4)

"Ethics experts say Scalia, Thomas connections not conflicts of interest,"CNN, December 12, 2000: See "Justice Scalia's sons": "Another Bush lawyer, Barry S. Richard, is a partner in that firm's Tallahassee office." (5)

"Florida Attorneys for Bush and Gore to Debate 2000 Presidential Election Recount,"University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, March 25, 2003: "Barry Richard, chief Florida attorney for Bush ... an attorney of Greenberg Traurig law firm in Tallahassee,..." (6)

"Greenberg Traurig Instrumental in Florida Vote Recount Victory,"GTLaw.com, January 13, 2004.

2. personally represents Governor Jeb Bush (3)

3. Hired son of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on election day 2000 - after which Justice Scalia cast one of the 5 to 4 deciding votes which placed Bush in presidency (3)

4. Firm has prominent administrative positions in Massachusetts 9/11 Fund which also involves Bush family banking house Brown Brothers Harriman (3)

5. One appointed as General Counsel of the Department of the Navy and its Office of Naval Intelligence just 90 days before the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. (3)

6. Firm works with 9-11 victims on planning out their U.S. gov't hushmail/bribery estates (3)

7. Greenberg Traurig represented Diebold Election Systems, Inc (3)

8. Jack Abramoff and the Indian Casinos (3)

etc. etc.

Content from Sourcewatch is available under GNU Free Documentation License 1.2.
Sources:
1. http://www.bradblog.com/archives/00002232.htm
2. http://sev.prnewswire.com/legal/20050405/FLF00801042005-1.html
3. http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Greenberg_Traurig
4. http://quest.cjonline.com/stories/121100/sup_1211007331.shtml
5. http://archives.cnn.com/2000/LAW/12/12/supreme.court.conflict/#2
6. http://www.gtlaw.com/pub/pr/2004/reyesc04a.htm
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