Bloomberg Law
Jan. 15, 2021, 10:52 PMUpdated: Jan. 15, 2021, 11:12 PM

N.Y. Litigator Berke to Lead Trump Impeachment Prosecution (1)

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

New York litigator Barry Berke has been tapped as Democrats’ top legal adviser in the upcoming impeachment trial against President Donald Trump.

Berke, a white collar defense lawyer at Kramer Levin, will serve as chief impeachment counsel for the House Judiciary Committee, Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) said Friday. He worked for House Judiciary Committee Democrats as special counsel in the 2019 impeachment inquiry.

Senate has yet to say when it will hold a trial, which will not happen until the chamber recovenes Jan. 19. The House voted Wednesday to impeach Trump for a ...

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