Ex-Judge At Bracewell OK'd For Giuliani Privilege Review

By Andrew Strickler (June 4, 2021, 4:18 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday agreed to appoint a partner at Rudy Giuliani's old firm to lead a privilege review for materials seized in a raid of his Manhattan apartment.

The order came less than a day after federal prosecutors asked that former New York federal judge and current Bracewell LLP partner Barbara S. Jones serve as special master for an analysis of what seized materials might fall under attorney-client protections.

The April 28 raid was conducted as part of an ongoing foreign lobbying investigation into Giuliani's dealings in Ukraine and his efforts to find dirt on then-candidate Joe Biden...

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