Eric Trump lawyer in New York attorney general's fraud case quits

A lawyer for Eric TrumpEric TrumpMary Trump calls Donald Trump Jr. her 'stupidest' relative Eric Trump lawyer in New York attorney general's fraud case quits Eric Trump to speak at conference led by prominent anti-vaxxers MORE in New York Attorney General Letitia James’s (D) fraud investigation into the Trump Organization has withdrawn from representing the former president's son in the case, court records reveal.

In a court document dated last Tuesday, attorney Marc Mukasey withdrew his appearance as counsel for Trump. Trump will continue to be represented by attorney Alan Futerfas.

News of Mukasey’s withdrawal was first reported by Forbes. Mukasey declined to comment on the record to Forbes.


The Hill has reached out to Mukasey and representatives of the Trump Organization for comment.

James’s office said in August 2020 that it was investigating whether former President TrumpDonald TrumpGrant Woods, longtime friend of McCain and former Arizona AG, dies at 67 Super PACs release ad campaign hitting Vance over past comments on Trump Glasgow summit raises stakes for Biden deal MORE illegally inflated assets in order to attract investors and earn loans. This came after Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenAuthor of controversial Trump Russia dossier speaks out: 'I stand by the work we did' Trump Organization faces new scrutiny in New York civil probe Michael Cohen: Trump bluffing about another White House bid MORE, the former president’s former attorney, testified to Congress that his then-client lied about the value of his assets in order to get loans, lower insurance rates and tax breaks.

The most recent court document in the case was filed in September, according to court records. Most recently, a judge ordered a document in the case to be sealed on Sept. 13.

Forbes noted that Mukasey has represented Eric Trump since the case was filed last year.

Mukasey, once a federal prosecutor and law partner of Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiLev Parnas found guilty of breaking campaign finance laws Giuliani associate Lev Parnas won't testify at trial Four Seasons Total Landscaping comes full circle with MSNBC special MORE, has represented Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was found not guilty of murder in the death of a 17-year-old ISIS captive. Mukasey was hired by Rep. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzPhotos of the Week: Manchin protestor, Paris Hilton and a mirror room Justice Department adds 2 top prosecutors in Gaetz investigation: report House GOP leaders urge 'no' vote on Bannon contempt MORE (R-Fla.) in April amid a Justice Department probe into allegations of having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.