Chadbourne Atty Has No Conflict Of Interest: Edwards

Law360, New York (October 17, 2011, 7:42 PM EDT) -- Former Sen. John Edwards told a North Carolina federal judge on Monday that the Chadbourne & Parke LLP heavyweight defending him against campaign finance charges does not have a conflict of interest even though that lawyer previously represented two potential government witnesses.

The two-time presidential hopeful was indicted in June over nearly $1 million in private gift money that was used to hide his extramarital affair and love child during the 2008 presidential election cycle.

Edwards' letter denying the conflict, and waiving one even if it...
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