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Trump Files Lawsuit Against Michael Cohen in Florida

Avery Schmitz
Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 3:11 PM

The former president is seeking $500 million in damages from Cohen.

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On April 12, former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against his former attorney, Michael Cohen, in the Miami Division of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Court records indicate that Trump is seeking $500 million in damages for alleged “breaches of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, conversion, and breaches of contract” while Cohen served as counsel to the former president. 

You can read the filing here or below:

Avery Schmitz is a freelance researcher, covering violent extremism along the U.S.-Mexico border. In May of 2023, he graduated from the George Washington University with a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies. He was previously an intern at Lawfare.

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