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Senator Richard Burr. Sen. Richard Burr, Republican-North Carolina, chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, speaking during a hearing. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

A shareholder at one of the companies Sen. Richard Burr sold stock from in the weeks before the coronavirus pandemic rocked the U.S. is suing the senator, alleging the top Republican committed securities fraud by “exploiting material information unavailable to the public.”

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at jathomsen@alm.com. On Twitter: @jacq_thomsen

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