Were lawyers representing the GOP in post-election challenges doxed and harassed online?

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
By Ramon Rodriguez

On Nov. 10 the Lincoln Project, a PAC formed by Republicans opposed to Donald Trump's reelection, urged its Twitter followers to message staff at two firms, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur and Jones Day, and ask “how they can work for an organization trying to overturn the will of the American people.” Both firms were representing GOP efforts to contest the presidential election.

Twitter removed another Lincoln Project tweet that included contact information of two Porter Wright attorneys. The two attorneys and their firm withdrew from cases seeking to overturn election results in Pennsylvania, though an official reason has not been given.

An independent Philadelphia lawyer who stayed with the effort, Linda A. Kerns, later sought sanctions against the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis for an allegedly abusive voicemail over her role in representing the Trump campaign.

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