Kenyon Meyer Obtains Dismissal of Ethics Code Violation Claim Against Former Assistant Secretary of State

December 15, 2021Quotes & Mentions
Lexington Herald Leader

Dinsmore partner Kenyon Meyer successfully earned a case dismissal for an ethics code violation claim against the former assistant to prominent Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. The case was covered by the Lexington Herald-Leader when it was filed. An excerpt is below.

[The assistant] called the claim that she had improperly withheld records from the news media “nonsensical.” The commission alleged she had previously given the same records to Grimes’ personal legal counsel but later altered the records she gave the media.

“When an entity produces documents it is obligated to produce, numbering the documents and including transparent shaded letters for organizational purposes it is not an ethics violation,” the response says. “Every practicing lawyer in the Commonwealth does this, and the suggestion that doing so somehow constitutes a violation of KRS Chapter 11A is nonsensical.”

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