“It makes no difference to me whether it’s one of my closest friends or a partner I have never met,” said Nicholas Gravante, GC of Boies Schiller. “My obligation is to the firm. The firm is my client.”
Special Counsel Robert Mueller III’s team raised concerns Monday that a defense lawyer for Rick Gates, a former business partner of Paul Manafort, could have a conflict of interest that prevents him from participating in the money laundering case against the two men in Washington federal court.
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