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Trump’s ex-lawyer Rudy Giuliani disbarred in New York after criminal charges – NBC New York

Trump’s ex-lawyer Rudy Giuliani disbarred in New York after criminal charges – NBC New York

Trump’s ex-lawyer Rudy Giuliani disbarred in New York after criminal charges – NBC New York

  • Rudy Giuliani has had his law license revoked in New York, while his license in Washington DC remains under review.
  • A New York appeals court has disbarred Giuliani over his alleged role in helping Donald Trump overturn the results of the 2020 election.
  • Giuliani is facing a series of legal battles that forced him to file for bankruptcy in December.

Rudy GiulianiThe New York law license was revoked on Tuesday amid allegations that he helped the former president Donald TrumpTrump’s failed effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

Giuliani’s license to practice law remains under review in Washington DC

“The disciplinary charges arise from allegations that Respondent communicated demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers, and the general public in his capacity as counsel for former President Donald J. Trump and the Trump campaign in connection with Trump’s failed 2020 reelection bid,” attorneys for the New York appeals court that issued the ruling wrote in their decision.

Giuliani was first admitted to practice law in New York in June 1969.

“Mr. Giuliani is obviously disappointed with the decision. We are weighing our appeal options,” Giuliani’s attorney, Barry Kamins, said in a statement to NBC News.

The New York appeals court cited a variety of false statements Giuliani made to allegedly help Trump convince courts to invalidate the 2020 election results.

Among the examples the court laid out in the filing: Giuliani claimed there was “endemic voter fraud” in Philadelphia, that ballots had been smuggled in from Long Island, New York, that thousands of non-U.S. citizens had voted in Arizona and that Dominion Voting Systems machines were tampered with in Georgia.

The former New York City mayor has been embroiled in legal battles over many of these statements.

In May, Trump’s former lawyer was served with criminal charging papers at his birthday party on charges related to a failed conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election in Arizona.

In December, Giuliani was ordered to pay $148 million to two Georgia election workers for defamation. Giuliani had falsely claimed that election workers had committed voter fraud, among misleading statements he had made to help Trump in his failed bid to overturn the 2020 election results.

Shortly after that verdict, Giuliani filed for bankruptcy.

CNBC’s Kevin Breuninger contributed to this report.