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Theodore Olson Theodore Olson of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. March 21, 2017. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher litigation co-chair Theodore Boutrous confirmed in a tweet Tuesday that his partner Theodore Olson will not join the legal team representing President Donald Trump.

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Trump’s legal team had reached out to Olson, a former U.S. solicitor general and top national appellate lawyer, “to join forces” as the president confronts special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Christine Simmons

Christine Simmons writes about the New York legal community and the business of law. Email her at [email protected] and find her on Twitter @chlsimmons

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