Covington Told To Hand Whole Client File To Flynn Associate

Law360 (April 10, 2019, 11:31 PM EDT) -- Michael Flynn business associate Bijan Rafiekian won an order on Tuesday telling Covington & Burling LLP to hand over notes and documents related to a false foreign agent registration that Rafiekian is accused of causing the firm to make about work he and Flynn did for the Turkish government.

A Virginia federal judge ruled that Covington must hand over the entire client file including notes containing attorneys’ thoughts to Rafiekian, a former director of the Flynn Intel Group. According to prosecutors, Rafiekian did unregistered work at FIG to sway U.S. public opinion against Turkish dissident Fethullah Gulen.

The indictment describes Flynn, who was...

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