Marc Mukasey

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Marc Mukasey, son of Attorney General nominee Michael B. Mukasey, is "a former Southern District [of New York] prosecutor and white-collar defense partner" at Republican 2008 presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani's New York law firm, Bracewell & Giuliani,[1][2][3] and a member of Giuliani's Justice Advisory Committee.[4]

In July 2007 it was reported[4] by Bracewell & Giuliani that

"Recently, Mr. Mukasey has been successful in persuading Department of Justice prosecutors to close an antitrust investigation against a major corporation without the filing of charges, and to drop securities fraud and mail fraud investigations of his business clients. He also successfully argued a downward departure motion that secured a favorable outcome for his client in the face of vigorous opposition by the Department of Justice."

Tasked with distancing Giuliani from Kerik

Mukasey, Rudy Giuliani's law partner, "has been told to monitor the criminal probe of disgraced ex-NYPD boss Bernard Kerik, which threatens to muddy up the former mayor's bid to become president.

"As part of his sensitive assignment, Marc Mukasey has thwarted Kerik's lawyer from interviewing witnesses who might help his defense," the New York Post reported October 22, 2007.[5][6]

Works with former NYC "lawyer-in-chief"

At Bracewell & Giuliani, Marc Mukasey works with Michael Hess, the "former New York City lawyer-in-chief" under Giuliani.[2]


Related SourceWatch articles


  1. Peter Lattman, "Judge Michael Mukasey to Join Patterson Belknap," Wall Street Journal, July 21, 2006.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Peter Lattman, "Seven Tidbits about Michael Mukasey," Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2007.
  3. Peter Lattman, "Put Away White Collars, Then Put On White Shoes," Wall Street Journal, January 4, 2006.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Rudy Giuliani Campaign Unveils Justice Advisory Committee,", July 16, 2007.
  5. "Giuliani's Bernard Kerik Shield. Pal Keeps Eye on Ex-NYPD Boss' Probe," New York Post, October 22, 2007.
  6. Faiz Shakir, "Marc Mukasey’s Sensitive Assignment: ‘Distance Giuliani From All Allegations About Kerik’," Think Progress, October 22, 2007.

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