Tag: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher&Flom LLP

Gregory Craig, Washington Lawyer on Trial, Says He Never Lied to Investigators

In a spirited defense, Gregory B. Craig, a prominent Washington lawyer on trial on charges of lying to federal investigators, testified on Wednesday that he never misled officials who questioned him about his work for the government of Ukraine. “I did not lie,” Mr. Craig, 74, said, looking directly at the jury that will decide […]

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Trial of High-Powered Lawyer Gregory Craig Exposes Seamy Side of Washington’s Elite

WASHINGTON — It is a trial tailor-made to grab the attention of this city’s power brokers: In a federal courtroom this month, one of Washington’s most prominent lawyers — a former White House counsel and attorney to global statesmen and other icons — is battling criminal charges of lying to investigators about his work for […]

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Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents

WASHINGTON — Not long before Christmas 2012, Paul Manafort, then a foreign lobbyist, congratulated Gregory B. Craig, a well-known Washington lawyer, on the release of a report that Mr. Manafort had commissioned to help Ukraine’s pro-Russian president polish his image in the West. “Well done,” Mr. Manafort wrote in an email to Mr. Craig after […]

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