Bloomberg Law
July 15, 2021, 8:33 PM

‘Kraken’ Lawyer Replaces Winston & Strawn Partner After One Week

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Emily Newman, a lawyer on Sidney Powell’s “Kraken” election fraud lawsuit in Michigan, has replaced Winston & Strawn partner Thomas M. Buchanan as her counsel a week after hiring him.

Timothy E. Galligan filed a notice in court Thursday that he was appearing on behalf of Newman, a former Trump administration official.

Galligan started his career as an associate with Winston & Strawn in 1992 and currently runs his own legal practice, according to his LinkedIn profile. He did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Many Big Law firms have been wary of engaging with former President Trump ...

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