Federal Law Enforcement

Durham Grand Jury Indicts Lawyer Michael Sussmann

By Rohini Kurup
Thursday, September 16, 2021, 4:49 PM

On Sept. 16, a grand jury working with the office of Special Counsel John Durham indicted lawyer Michael Sussmann on a charge of making false statements to the FBI during the 2016 presidential election. The indictment alleges that Sussmann lied about his client in a 2016 meeting with an FBI official about former President Trump and Russia. Sussmann is an attorney at Perkins Coie, a law firm with ties to the Democratic Party.

You can read the indictment here and below: