O’Melveny & Myers partner Daniel Petrocelli, who has represented former Trump inaugural committee chairman Thomas Barrack as lead counsel since shortly after his arrest in 2021, will not participate in Barrack’s trial starting next month due to a scheduling conflict, his law partner James Bowman said during a pretrial conference Monday.

Daniel M. Petrocelli partner with O'Melveny & Myers. Courtesy Photo Daniel M. Petrocelli partner with O’Melveny & Myers. Courtesy Photo

Petrocelli “will not be involved in the trial going forward due to other trial obligations,” Bowman said. Petrocelli, whose practice is based in California, did not respond to a request for comment Monday.

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