June 13, 2024

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Foley & Lardner ‘concerned’ by attorney’s position in Trump’s Georgia connect with

Cleta Mitchell, a partner with the Foley & Lardner law firm

A Milwaukee-based mostly law firm is distancing by itself from one of the attorneys involved in President Donald Trump’s disturbing call trying to overturn the benefits of the Ga election. 

UPDATE:Notable Foley & Lardner attorney resigns just after participating in Trump phone making an attempt to upend Georgia election

Cleta Mitchell, a associate at Foley & Lardner, participated in the Saturday call in which Trump pressured the Georgia secretary of point out to “come across” 11,780 votes to support Trump earn that state’s election. 

In a statement, a spokesman for Foley reported the company does not depict “any parties trying to find to contest the final results of the presidential election.”

“We are mindful of, and are involved by, Ms. Mitchell’s participation in the Jan. 2 meeting connect with and are working to have an understanding of her involvement extra extensively,” Dan Farrell, director of communication for Foley, claimed in a statement Monday.