Three attorneys representing Rick Gates have filed a motion to immediately withdraw as council for the former Donald Trump campaign aide, leaving recently hired white-collar attorney Tom Green - senior counsel with the Sidley Austin law firm.
Rick Gates and attorney Shanlon Wu (center) | Chip Somodevilla/Getty
Three lawyers representing Trump associate Rick Gates in money-laundering case against him have asked to be dropped from the case.
The lawyers said the reason for their withdrawal would be explained in an upcoming motion to be filed under seal.
The lawyers for former Trump aide Rick Gates, who was indicted alongside Paul Manafort, have asked for permission to withdraw from the case “effective immediately,” USA Today reports.
A group of lawyers representing Rick Gates, one of Paul Manafort's longtime associates who is facing money laundering charges in the Russia investigation, has quit the case, effective immediately. The attorneys filed the request on ...
Three lawyers representing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafor’s deputy Rick Gates quit defending the latter on Thursday. Flagged by The Washington Post‘s Specner Hsu, a motion to quit defending Gates “effective immediately”...