Bloomberg Law
Jan. 21, 2021, 9:24 PM

Complaint Against Giuliani Cites Duty to Report Ethical Breach

Melissa Heelan
Melissa Heelan

A lawyers’ group wants New York’s attorney disciplinary body to investigate Rudy Giuliani for alleged ethical breaches over his work for former President Donald Trump and to suspend his license to practice during any inquiry.

“This complaint is about law, not politics,” said the filing with the Attorney Grievance Committee of the New York Supreme Court by Lawyers Defending American Democracy. The group bills itself as non-partisan and includes former judges, academics, prosecutors, firm and other attorneys, and public officials.

“Lawyers have every right to represent their clients zealously and to engage in political speech,” the complaint said on Wednesday. ...

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