I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Sidney Powell for several years. Let me say unequivocally that I would stake my life on her integrity and abilities as a lawyer.
Sidney is one of the most serious, upright individuals you will ever encounter. Her towering physical stature befits a righteous Texan with a towering legal mind.
I first met Sidney when she graciously agreed to be interviewed for a podcast interview I conducted of her while she was in Washington about her first book, Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice. The book is extraordinary for its stark disclosures about breathtaking corruption within the Justice Department, of which Sidney was a 10-year veteran as a prosecutor. We subsequently dined and attended social functions together, and stayed in touch on professional matters. Despite her tough-as-nails public persona, she is a genuinely warm and caring individual.
The allegations Sidney made in her book about a host of corrupt individuals was remarkable in that it named names, no holds barred. As Robert Zmirak points out in his laudatory column about Powell, what’s equally remarkable about Sidney’s book is that none of those she accuses of corruption sued her for defamation. That’s