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Tara Reade's Lawyer No Longer Representing Her in Joe Biden Sexual Assault Allegation

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Douglas Wigdor announced he would no longer be representing Tara Reade a day after California defense attorneys say they will review cases in which Reade testified.
Lawyer Douglas Wigdor announced on Friday that his firm will no longer be representing Tara Reade in her sexual assault allegations against former Vice President Joe Biden.
“Our decision, made on May 20, is by no means a reflection on whether then-Senator Biden sexually assaulted Ms. Reade,” the statement said.
Wigdor has been a leading attorney throughout the #MeToo movement who is best known for bringing cases against Fox News, Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Weinstein.
Although Wigdor did not provide a reason for leaving, he said, “Much of what has been written about Ms. Reade is not probative of whether then-Senator Biden sexually assaulted her, but rather is intended to victim-shame and attack her credibility on unrelated and irrelevant matters.”
When contacted by Newsweek, Wigdor responded by email, saying, “We will not be providing further comment.”
His statement comes a day after defense attorneys in California questioned the legitimacy of Reade’s testimony in cases for which she was an expert witness on domestic violence.

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