Who repped who in the Jan. 6 probe: A look at the frequently applied witness legal professionals
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The committee investigators highlighted their unresolved concerns about witness illustration in their ultimate report but left ultimate judgment about opportunity conflicts or witness evasiveness to the general public.
POLITICO reviewed the just about 300 witness transcripts unveiled by the Jan. 6 find committee to determine the attorneys most usually tapped by the panel’s witnesses. Here’s what we found:
Routinely tapped lawyers
Attorneys from a tiny handful of companies each represented five or far more of the pick out committee’s witnesses. They are:
David Warrington and Michael Columbo (The Dhillon Law Team): Attorneys David Warrington, Michael Columbo and numerous other people represented 11 of the panel’s witnesses, including various central figures in the probe.
Among the them was Donald Trump himself, who fought a committee subpoena in courtroom. Other folks bundled former national protection adviser Michael Flynn, Trump White Residence staff adviser Johnny McEntee, Trump political adviser Katrina Pierson, “Stop the Steal” rally organizers Amy and Kylie Kremer, and Trump election day functions director Michael Roman.
Other witnesses: Laura Cox, Zach Parkinson, Kathy Berden and Charles Bowman.
Daniel Benson and Jonathan Gonzales (Kasowitz Benson), eight clients: This New York-dependent organization, which has counted Trump as a client in the past, represented vital figures from the Trump White Home, including adviser Eric Herschmann, Ivanka Trump, and Jared Kushner. Ivanka Trump’s main of workers Julie Radford and aide Rachel Craddock had been also repped by the company. Two of Trump’s Oval Place of work aides, Molly Michael and Austin Ferrer, used Kasowitz Benson as effectively. Trump campaign lawyer Alex Cannon was also a consumer
Stefan Passantino and (Michael Most effective), 7 clients: Passantino represented Cassidy Hutchinson, who later on switched lawyers and accused him of making an attempt to suppress critical data — an accusation he and his allies dispute. Passantino also represented Beau Harrison, a Trump White Residence aide current for some of the same exchanges that Hutchinson explained, Trump campaign adviser Joshua Findlay and John Isakson, who dropped out of Trump’s energy to solicit phony electoral college certificates in Ga.
Other witnesses: Madixon Fox Porter, Jacqueline Kotkiewicz, Douglas Sellers
Ed Greim and Paul Brothers (Graves Garrett), seven clients: Witnesses represented by this Missouri-centered company incorporate Vos, Trump Justice Section aide Ken Klukowski, Trump White Property formal Bobby Peede and Jan. 6 rally organizer Justin Caporale.
Other witnesses: Robert Gabriel, Arina Grossu, Angela McCallum
Todd Steggerda and Emily Kelley (McGuire Woods), eight clientele: These attorneys largely represent figures linked to the Republican Nationwide Committee, such as Chair Ronna McDaniel and her chief of personnel Richard Walters.
Other witnesses: Hanna Allred, Austin Boedigheimer, Kevin Zambrano, Mike Reed, Michael Ahrens and Cassie Docksey.
Robert Driscoll and Alfred Have (McGlinchey Business), 5 shoppers: McGlinchey’s customers all performed notable roles in the pick out committee’s investigation. They bundled Trump White Household adviser Stephen Miller, Georgia GOP Chair David Shafer, Ga pro-Trump alternate elector Shawn Continue to, previous White Property chief of personnel Mick Mulvaney and previous Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne.
Practically 3-dozen witnesses opted to seem right before the pick out committee without having particular counsel. They integrated Oath Keepers adviser Kellye SoRelle, Very pleased Boy George Meza, D.C. Police commander Robert Glover, former Melania Trump chief of employees Stephanie Grisham, and Very pleased Boys documentarian Nick Quested. Most of these witnesses had been cooperative and not combative with investigators. Quite a few of them were being recent or former govt officers, who appeared along with company counsel. People contain Georgia Secretary of Condition Brad Raffensperger, previous Defense Secretary Mark Esper, and former acting U.S. lawyer for Washington D.C. Michael Sherwin.
Other notable attorneys
Emmet Flood, who was in the Trump White Dwelling counsel’s business office amid the Mueller investigation, represented two witnesses — Kellyanne Conway and Marc Shorter. William Burck, a mainstay of previously Trump-concentrated congressional probes, represented Mike Pompeo. John Rowley and John Irving represented Cleta Mitchell and Rep. Scott Perry. Charles Burnham represented John Eastman and Jeffrey Clark. George Terwilliger represented Mark Meadows, and his son Zach Terwilliger represented at least two other White House figures: Kayleigh McEnany and Amy Swonger.
Timothy Parlatore, who like Rowley signifies Trump in Jan. 6 matters ahead of the federal grand jury, represented two crucial witnesses in advance of the committee: Doug Mastriano and Bernard Kerik. Joseph McBride, an incendiary legal professional who represents numerous Jan. 6 riot defendants, appeared on behalf of committee witnesses Alexander Bruesewitz and Ali Alexander. A.B. Culvahouse represented Greg Jacob, and Robert Costello represented Rudy Giuliani.