Morgan Lewis Axed By Client Over Ties To Trump

By Aebra Coe (March 31, 2017, 5:31 PM EDT) -- An investment fund has fired Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP as its outside counsel over the law firm's handling of President Donald Trump's business divestitures, saying in a recent letter to chair Jami Wintz McKeon that the firm's work has enabled and legitimized "ethical carnage."

In the letter dated Tuesday, Wallace Global Fund co-chair H. Scott Wallace stated his investment fund has decided to part ways with the law firm due to its "profound disagreement" with tax partner Sheri Dillon's representation of Trump, in which she has worked to form plans aimed at helping the president avoid conflicts of interest in...

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