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Baker Botts Partners Available to Discuss Implications of the Current “Russia” Investigation

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WASHINGTON, June 6, 2017 - As the special investigation into potential Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential Election accelerates, Baker Botts’ Corporate Investigations and Government Enforcement Practice lawyers are available to discuss the investigation process, the role of grand juries, congressional investigations and the strategies prosecutors and defense teams will use in the weeks and months ahead.  

Among the Baker Botts lawyers who have been involved in every independent investigation since Watergate in representation of President Nixon, Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Michael Deaver, Craig Livingstone, former Attorney General Richard Kleindienst, and others, are: 

  • Bill Jeffress – has defended Lewis “Scooter” Libby in prosecution related to the Valerie Plame leak. He has defended public officials accused of extortion, perjury, money laundering and vote-buying and obtained a Supreme Court ruling for former President Richard Nixon involving public access to the Watergate tapes. 
  • Randy Turk – has represented numerous senior government officials in federal grand jury investigations, Congressional investigations and Independent Counsel investigations, as well as in a number of federal criminal trials.
  • John Cassidy – has represented a number of senior public officials, including members of Congress and the Executive Branch, in connection with grand jury and independent counsel investigations. 
  • Alex Bourelly served on the defense team for Lewis “Scooter” Libby and has extensive experience in dealing with private and public sector investigations.

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