Jury Clears Ex-Skadden Partner Of Lying To Gov't

Law360 (September 4, 2019, 3:17 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal jury needed little more than four hours Wednesday to clear ex-Skadden partner Gregory Craig of a criminal charge of lying to justice officials to cover up his role in a media “seeding” plan designed to aid Ukrainian officials.

Former Skadden partner Gregory Craig, shown arriving at court Aug. 22, was found not guilty Wednesday of lying to federal officials about work for the Ukrainian government. (AP)

Craig, 74, who exited the elite partnership last year amid the Mueller probe, dropped his head and sighed deeply as the verdict was read. Seconds later, Craig pinched away welling tears and...

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