Lawyers bail on MyPillow’s Michael Lindell, saying he owes millions in fees

Mike Lindell speaks.

Outstanding election conspiracy theorist and MyPillow founder Mike Lindell faces cash woes so severe that two regulation companies defending him are looking for to dump him as a consumer.

A Minnesota-based regulation agency, Parker Daniels Kibort, and Washington-based Lewin and Lewin notified federal judges in Washington and St. Paul Thursday that they’re owed hundreds of thousands of {dollars} in authorized charges by Lindell and his firm in reference to lawsuits the place voting machine makers Smartmatic and Dominion Voting Methods and a former Dominion worker are suing Lindell for defamation.

One of many attorneys, Andrew Parker, stated in courtroom filings that MyPillow stopped paying his agency’s invoices on time this yr and has paid solely a fraction of them in latest months.

“Starting in August 2023 and once more in September 2023, PDK warned Defendants that if they didn’t pay the excellent invoices and proceed to pay new invoices as they got here due, PDK must withdraw its illustration of Defendants,” . “Two comparatively small funds have been made in August 2020 and two comparatively small funds have been made in September 2023, however these have been solely a fraction of the overall owed….Presently, Defendants are in arrears hundreds of thousands of {dollars} to PDK.”

In an interview with POLITICO Thursday, Lindell acknowledged he hasn’t paid the attorneys and stated he doesn’t fault them for looking for to tug out.

“These guys have been brave attorneys. They took on the case when no one else would….During the last two months, we haven’t been in a position to pay these attorneys in any respect,” Lindell stated. “They got here to me and stated we will’t go on if we will’t receives a commission. I stated, there’s no cash.”

Lindell stated his firm skilled cash woes in latest months after American Categorical minimize a line of credit score he had from $1 million to $100,000. For the time being, he stated, he wants to make use of all of the funds he has entry to to make payroll for his firm.

“The lawfare has simply ran us out of cash. That was in all probability what they wished to perform within the first place. It’s disgusting,” he stated.

Whereas Parker’s submissions stated Lindell is making an attempt to line up new attorneys, he stated he has no speedy prospects on that entrance. “Individuals are going to be afraid to be attorneys. I don’t know the place I’m going from right here,” he stated.

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