Bloomberg Law
Jan. 22, 2021, 10:00 AMUpdated: Jan. 22, 2021, 1:47 PM

Jones Day Bucks Big Law Trend of Firms Fleeing From Trump (1)

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer

The list of lawyers former President Donald Trump can call upon for his legal battles, including a looming Senate impeachment trial and tax probes in New York, is shrinking.

Seyfarth Shaw and Morgan Lewis became the latest firms in a growing list to say they’re cutting ties with the former president and his companies.

Seyfarth cited the former president’s role in stoking the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Morgan Lewis declined to offer a reason for backing away.

The moves may be a result of internal pressure from the firms’ attorneys and external concerns from clients that don’t ...

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