First son Hunter Biden has added a high-profile Washington defense lawyer whose shopper roster features a who’s-who of embattled politicians to his legal team as House Republicans plan to launch investigations into his abroad business dealings as quickly as subsequent month.
Abbe Lowell can be liable for coordinating the 52-year-old Hunter’s defense throughout the congressional probes that can start after Republicans take over the House within the new year.
“Hunter Biden has retained Abbe Lowell to help advise him and be part of his legal team to address the challenges he is facing,” Kevin Morris — one other Hunter Biden lawyer — informed NBC News, which first reported on Lowell’s retention.
“Lowell is a well-known Washington based attorney, has represented numerous public officials and high profile people in DOJ investigations and trials as well as Congressional Investigations,” Morris added. “Mr. Lowell will handle congressional investigations and general strategic advice.”
He served as chief minority counsel to the House throughout the impeachment proceedings towards former President Bill Clinton, and in addition represented Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, throughout the Russian collusion investigations by Congress and the FBI.
Lowell additionally efficiently defended distinguished Democrats John Edwards and Sen. Bob Menendez towards federal corruption costs.