Keith Raniere attorney assures judge she can avoid conflict with father Mark Geragos - 2019-03-07
There's a fun new letter in the Nxivm case file to Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis from Keith Raniere's lead attorneys asking the judge to look past the odd situation involving Raniere's lawyer Teny Geragos.
Raniere's co-defendant, Seagram's heiress Clare Bronfman, is being represented by Teny's father, famous defense attorney Mark Geragos. After prosecutors pointed out the potential problem with that arrangement, Teny responded in a letter to the court today.
"Counsel has made it clear to both Raniere and the government that she is aware and takes seriously her ethical duties to her client — including the duties of confidentiality and loyalty," says the letter from Teny and attorney Marc Agnifilo. "These duties have not and will not be impaired by her 'close family relationship.' We do not believe there is a conflict."