Lawyers for President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump official and TV surrogate leaving White House: reports Biden: I regret not being president De Blasio blames Trump for 'dynamic of hatred' in US MORE are asking for a delay in the Trump University trial until after his inauguration, according to multiple reports.
The newspaper added that Petrocelli asked that Trump be excused from having to testify live or in person. A videotaped deposition would instead be played at trial.
The lawsuit accuses Trump University of scamming students out of up to $35,000 for its courses.
District Judge Gonzalo Curiel has set a trial date for late November.
The judge came under heavy attack by Trump this summer, who accused the judge of bias because of his Mexican heritage.