Bloomberg Law
Feb. 4, 2021, 10:00 AM

New York Versus the World: Letitia James Is Picking Big Fights

Erik Larson
Erik Larson
Bloomberg News

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After two years of challenging the Trump administration, New York Attorney General Letitia James is taking on Facebook Inc. and Google in antitrust cases, suing to dissolve the National Rifle Association and running a potentially explosive investigation into Donald Trump’s real estate empire.

The question is, can she deliver? And, if she can, what will she do next?

The first Black woman to win statewide office in New York, James, 62, has confronted powerful interests as far away as Silicon Valley and as close as her own backyard. Just last ...