“Servants of the Damned” is the latest book by David Enrich, the business investigations editor at The New York Times, and the first investigative work of its kind into the commercial legal industry.

Before Jones Day began lending a hand to Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency, Enrich viewed the firm as a large, but “not particularly elite” midmarket firm in the U.S. But as Jones Day installed a number of its lawyers in his administration and ultimately engaged in controversial litigation that focused on the counting of certain ballots in Pennsylvania in 2020, he determined its story could offer an entry into how the firm—as well as its peers—wields power in the U.S.