"I facilitated the activities of organized crime," admits former lawyer Loris Cavaliere
I think that statement alone is sufficient enough to seal his fate.
I agree, he is a liability. People he defended may come to the realization that he knows too much and has to go;for the reason Cavaliere may decide one day to use this information to gain favor with law enforcement. Furthermore, opponents may also want to seize that information to have the upper hand.