Republicans change lawyers in recall case

Nine state residents sued the state Government Accountability Board on Nov. 21 using Eric McLeod and other attorneys at Michael Best & Friedrich. McLeod and his colleagues advised the Legislature on writing the very law they were suing over, prompting criticism from Democrats.

Taxpayers have paid $400,000 for the work by Michael Best and another firm, the Troupis Law Office.

In a letter Monday to the Supreme Court, Brookfield attorney Michael Dean said he was taking over the work for McLeod….

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.