Sen. Chris Murphy: Trump law firm that shows no income in Russia named ‘Russia Law Firm of The Year’


Sen. Chris Murphy points out that Donald Trump’s law firm that he used to show no income in Russia, but with few exceptions, won an award.

Trump’s law firm won, Russia Law Firm of the Year in 2016.

Like Sen. Murphy ended his tweet, unreal.

BREAKING: Trump lawyer: Tax returns from past 10 years show no "income of any type from Russian sources," with few exceptions.

— The Associated Press (@AP) May 12, 2017


Law firm @POTUS used to show he has no ties to Russia was named Russia Law Firm of the Year for their extensive ties to Russia. Unreal.

— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) May 12, 2017


Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, the law firm advising President-elect Donald Trump on handling his business conflicts, won the Russia Law Firm of the Year award in 2016.

The law firm announced the award in a press releaselast May, noting it was recognized in the Chambers & Partners’ 2016 Chambers Europe guide. According to Morgan Lewis’ website, the firm’s Moscow office staffs more than 40 lawyers who are well known in the Russian market and “have deep familiarity with the local legislation, practices and key players.”

From Morgan Lewis’s website:…

MOSCOW, May 2, 2016: Morgan Lewis has been recognized by Chambers & Partners’ 2016 Chambers Europe guide as Russia Law Firm of the Year. The prestigious honor was announced at the publication’s recent annual awards dinner in London, where firms from 24 countries were recognized.  

This is the latest honor for the high-profile work performed by the lawyers in Morgan Lewis’s Moscow office, which is ranked in Tier 1 by The Legal 500 EMEA for Corporate/M&A Law Firm, Russia and has a Band 1 ranking from Chambers Global for Energy & Natural Resources Law Firm, Russia.

Morgan Lewis’s Moscow office provides full-service business representation for clients, including advice on corporate and finance matters; mergers and acquisitions; transactional finance; litigation and international arbitration; energy and natural resources projects; real estate property transactions; labor and employment issues; immigration; and a wide range of regulatory matters.

Here is the letter from Trump's lawyers about Russian investments. It is impossible to verify without Trump releasing his tax returns.

— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 12, 2017


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