Leader of Firm that Defended Trumps Donated to DA During Investigation

lawnewz.com | 10/10/2017 | Ronn Blitzer
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A report last week revealed that while Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. were under investigation for fraud allegations related to the marketing of the Trump SoHo building in Manhattan, Donald Sr.’s lawyer Marc Kasowitz paid a visit to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. While Kasowitz is not a criminal defense attorney and was not part of the case, he was a big donor to Vance’s campaign. Vance’s office dropped the case soon after the meeting took place. Now it turns out that a principal attorney with the firm that handled the Trump children’s defense also donated to Vance’s campaign while the investigation was still going on.

According to New York elections records, Elkan Abramowitz of Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC gave $10,000 to Vance’s DA campaign on March 24, 2011. It should be noted that before he was DA, Vance actually worked for Morvillo Abramowitz. While that could mean that Mr. Abramowitz’s donation was an innocent contribution to a former employee, it does raise the question of...
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