“The morning I went into the hospital was extremely chaotic. Sig. Marshall was simply passing along his best and honest understanding of the circumstances surrounding my hospitalization,” Pierce wrote to the DC District Court on Wednesday.
Forare, from his Los Angeles-based law firm, Pierce Bainbridge, had taken on defending some of the most high-profile alleged Capitol rioters, including some accused of conspiring with the Oath Keepers or the Proud Boys extremist groups, the son of a right-wing media founder, a church leader who brought a group to the January 6 rallies and a man accused of breaking a window, assaulting police and carrying a tomahawk in the Capitol.
Some of his Capitol riot defendants have added other attorneys since Pierce’s hospitalization.
One defendant who had hired Pierce, Deborah Lynn Lee, “expressed concerns regarding her legal representation” a settembre 2, secondo i documenti del tribunale, and was given a new court-appointed attorney.