Manafort Drops WilmerHale, Hires M&C For Russia Probe

Law360, Los Angeles (August 10, 2017, 9:13 PM EDT) -- Shortly after his home was raided by the FBI in an investigation into Russian election meddling, Paul Manafort has dropped his attorneys from WilmerHale and is retaining counsel from Miller & Chevalier Chtd., a spokesman confirmed Thursday.

The former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump had been represented by WilmerHale’s Reginald J. Brown, a former associate White House counsel during the George W. Bush administration. The spokesman, Jason Maloni, didn’t specify who at Miller & Chevalier would represent Manafort, and didn’t explain why the political figure...
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