Embattled Weiner Turns to Baker & Hostetler Partner
Facing mounting pressure to resign and the likelihood of a congressional ethics probe in the wake of his admission that he had inappropriate online exchanges with multiple women--and then lied about it--U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner is turning to a longtime legal adviser for counsel.
A source with direct knowledge of the matter who declined to be identified confirmed to The Am Law Daily Tuesday that New York–based Baker & Hostetler partner John Siegal--who represented Weiner as the congressman considered runs for New York City mayor in 2005 and 2009--will be representing Weiner amid the scandal's fallout.
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