Bloomberg Law
June 4, 2021, 9:29 PM

MyPillow CEO Lindell’s Lawyer Out at Barnes & Thornburg After Suit

Rebekah Mintzer

Barnes & Thornburg partner Alec Beck has left the firm, one day after he filed a lawsuit for MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell against electronic voting companies Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic.

Beck, a labor and employment lawyer in Minnesota, wasn’t authorized to file the suit, the firm said in a statement provided to Bloomberg Law. The suit alleges that the companies are weaponizing litigation to silence Lindell’s claims of widespread fraud in the 2020 presidential election.

“Late last night, firm management became aware of the filing of the complaint which was done without receiving firm authorization pursuant to internal firm ...

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