“The court’s focus isn’t on whether prosecutors are uncomfortable with the fact that this defendant has hired giant names to negotiate at the highest levels of the government. And the court’s inherent authority is not ordinarily conceived to explore negotiations happening outside the courtroom or how much a defendant’s negotiators are being paid.” – Kendall Coffey on the issue of whether Rudy Giuliani and Michael Mukasey can continue representing Reza Zarrab, a megarich businessman with highly placed political connections in Turkey, who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran.
“…what this lawsuit is going to demonstrate is you can certainly globalize for profitability but that doesn’t mean you’re going to be able to minimize accountability.” Kendall Coffey on the issue of lead paint in toys.
“In Florida, the law on abandoned property if you keep it, that’s a theft. What you got to do is turn it into law enforcement, it’s posted by notice and you wait 90 days. So the next time you see a Rolex watch on the sidewalk don’t put it on your wrist. Give it to the police and maybe 90 days later you’ll have a handsome timepiece.” Kendall Coffey on the discovery of sunken treasure.