[Cough, Cough] Elizabeth Warren Also Represented an Eeeevil Corporation Against Coal Miners
Mass senatorial candidate Elizabeth Warren purports to represent the little guy. Just ask her website.
Washington is rigged to work for those who can hire an army of lobbyists and an army of lawyers to get special deals. It isn’t working for small businesses and middle class families. That has to change.
It’s turning out, however, that she did not always do so. Hillary Chabot and Joe Battenfeld have the story in today’s Boston Herald.
Warren represented LTV Steel in 1995, when she was a Harvard Law professor, aiding the bankrupt company’s bid to overturn a court ruling forcing it to pay its former employees and dependents $140 million in retirement benefits.
Warren was one of two LTV lawyers who wrote a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the appellate court decision siding with the coal miners, documents obtained by the Herald show. The high court never took up the case.
Warren was paid about $10,000 for her work, according to her campaign. The latest disclosure comes after the Herald reported that Warren defended an insurance giant against asbestos victims.
In other Elizabeth Warren news, Professor William Jacobson lays out in considerable detail on Legal Insurrection the potential problems with Elizabeth Warren not possessing a Massachusetts law license.
And Ms. Warren has just launched an ad addressing her own, undocumented claim of one thirty second Native American heritage and
defending herself from attacks suggesting that she claimed to be Native American in order to benefit from racial preferences in the legal profession.
Check out Ms. Warren’s opponent here.