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Meet the Wall Street Lawyer That Donald Trump Hired for the Cohen Raid Case

Monday, April 16, 2018 16:25
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Meet the Wall Street Lawyer that Donald Trump Hired for the Cohen Raid Case

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: April 16, 2018 Donald Trump has been struggling for weeks to add fire power to his legal team. Then, somehow, last Wednesday, Trump was able to hire a woman considered by Wall Street to be a legal dynamo. The hire came just a few days after Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, saw his home, office, hotel room, safety deposit box and electronic devices raided by the FBI under the…

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On 11 April 2018, President Trump hired Joanna Hendon, considered by Wall Street to be a legal dynamo, to handle the case of Michael Cohen, who has been Trump’s personal lawyer. The case will be under the direction of the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY).

Via his new lawyer, President Trump has intervened in the SDNY case. Joanna Hendon is herself a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the SDNY, serving there from April 1995 to June 2001 in areas including on the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. 

The LinkedIn page for lawyer Joanna Hendon list these additional employment locations.

October 2006 to May 2009 – General Counsel office of Merrill Lynch

June 2009 to November 2012 – Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

November 2012 to Current – Spears & Imes, a major white collar criminal defense firm for Wall Street




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  • unidentified

    he could always ask rudy guiliani to recommend a really good personal lawyer

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