Birkenstock Quoted in POLITICO

Partner Joseph Birkenstock was quoted in a POLITICO article discussing the Justice Department’s prosecution of Republican lawmaker Jeff Fortenberry for allegedly lying to the FBI.

Some lawyers say the prospect of foreign influence likely led the FBI and prosecutors to pursue the Fortenberry case more aggressively than a typical straw-donor case.

“It’s a combination of two really hot button issues for DOJ: foreign nationals and straw donations,” said Joseph Birkenstock, a Washington attorney who focuses on campaign and lobbying law.

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