01/15/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Blagojevich Attorney Genson: 'It's Going To Be A Fight'

ABC News' Matthew Jaffe reports from Chicago: Chicago defense attorney Ed Genson, who met with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich twice this weekend and who expects to be retained today, said that the case against the governor is "significantly exaggerated" and if he is retained, they will fight the charges.

"It's like a snowball running down the hill and it's gotten really really large. It's an avalanche now," Genson told reporters as he arrived at work Monday morning. "And... I think the case, the case that I've seen so far is significantly exaggerated. It's just, it's not what people think it is."

Genson met with Blagojevich for much of Saturday and Sunday afternoon at the lawyer's downtown Chicago offices.

Warned the attorney today, "If I'm trying the case, it's going to be a fight."

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