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Mikal Watts investigation

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An "ongoing criminal investigation" by the Secret Service served search warrants on two law offices of Mikal Watts this month. The government is apparently looking into allegations that Watts exaggerated his client portfolio with falsified retainer agreements to work his way on the lucrative BP-litigation steering committee, first discussed by the New York Times in 2011 (see also at POL). [My San Antonio]

Watts is a longtime Overlawyered perennial, and we've covered him as well.

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