As special master, U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie, previously requested more information from Trump’s attorneys concerning the declassification of over 100 sensitive documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate. According to Trump’s attorneys, revealing that information now would force them to prematurely disclose a defense to any subsequent indictment.
Mr. Kise is expected to make his debut at a hearing scheduled for Thursday by Judge Cannon. An individual who has knowledge of the matter says, Mr. Kise has a deal to join Mr. Trump’s team and will leave Foley & Lardner to do so. In the past, he has successfully argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. As a longtime GOP activist, he served on the transition teams of former Republican Gov. Rick Scott and current GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis.