A top law firm and property services company have become the latest companies to sever ties with the Trump Organization following the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Seyfarth Shaw, a national law firm headquartered in Chicago, and Cushman & Wakefield, a global commercial real estate services firm, both said on Wednesday they would cease doing business with President Donald Trump's company.
'The firm has notified the Trump Organization that we will no longer serve as counsel,' Seyfarth spokesman Martin Grego told Bloomberg.
'We are working with the company to secure new counsel for its ongoing commercial matters to ensure a smooth transition in accordance with our ethical obligations.'
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Seyfarth Shaw, a national law firm headquartered in Chicago, said it will no longer represent the Trump Organization in any litigation
In recent years, Seyfarth has represented the Trump Organization in litigation related to a Las Vegas casino, a Chicago hotel, and a pay dispute with a personal driver for Trump and other Trump Organization officials.
Seyfarth also represented the Trump Organization in a lawsuit against celebrity chef Jose Andres, who backed out of a deal to open a restaurant in Trump Tower after Trump remarked of Mexican immigrants in 2015: 'They're not sending their best.'
It comes as business partners, apparently viewing the Trump brand as toxic, cut ties with the company left and right.
Several banks, including one of his biggest lenders, Deutsche Bank, have reportedly said they would no longer lend to Trump´s company, raising the prospect that the president may have to dig into his own pockets to pay off his loans if he can´t refinance.
'We witnessed the president of the United States encouraging the rioters and refraining from calling in the National Guard to protect the Congress in its performance of duty,' said one bank that cut ties, New York's Signature Bank, once so close to Trump it put his daughter Ivanka on its board.
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Amid accusations Trump incited the mob, the PGA of America voted to strip its namesake championship from Trump´s Bedminister, New Jersey, golf course next year, a British golf organization said the British Open will not be played at a Trump property in the 'foreseeable future.'
'The president incited a rebellion against the United States government, a clearly unconstitutional