Nassau’s county legal professional resigns soon after Rayonier investigation

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Nassau County Legal professional Michael Mullin has agreed to formally resign after a State Attorney’s Place of work investigation strongly suggests he “dedicated felony acts” by deleting text messages sought by a developer in a lengthy-jogging battle about the Wildlight residential growth.

Wildlight is aspect of the 23,600-acre East Nassau Stewardship District beneath improvement by Rayonier, and Mullin represented the developer as a private-sector legal professional from 2007 to 2015 when he turned county lawyer.

In a letter to Nassau County commissioners, Mullin formally announced his resignation, mentioning practically nothing about textual content messages or Rayonier. Alternatively, he reported Assistant County Legal professional Denise May possibly has the experience and capacity to be “a great county lawyer,” introducing that he has had the honor to provide as county attorney at distinct times for 31 years.