Attorney John Meringolo, who represented “We Build the Wall” leader Tim Shea and recently asked the courts to represent Donald Trump, died suddenly last week.
New York City defense lawyer John Meringolo has died, according to his father. He recently represented Timothy Shea in the federal We Build the Wall fraud case.
— Molly Crane-Newman (@molcranenewman) November 17, 2022
Veteran NYC defense lawyer John Meringolo dies at 48.
Meringolo became a thorn in the side of federal prosecutors after winning streaks defending notorious clients in several prominent mafia, RICO, and large-scale narcotics cases.https://t.co/A0rN1XMB8h
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) November 17, 2022
Meringolo, a long-time Manhattan defense attorney, earned a reputation for besting federal prosecutors in high-profile cases.
From the New York Daily News:
The veteran litigator’s father, Richard…