Even despicable clients need counsel, and you may find particularly effective counsel outside the hallowed halls of Biglaw. Take the case of Jose Baez, who has made a career representing despicable clients – and winning.
“In a profile in Variety magazine, writer Gene Maddaus discusses the career of Jose Baez, the lawyer who bumped…Benjamin Brafman, off Harvey Weinstein’s legal team in a dispute over strategy. Baez made headlines in 2011, when he defended Casey Anthony…besides the Anthony verdict, Baez has gained acquittals for Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end, on a murder charge; David Demos, a bond trader who was charged with fraud in Connecticut; and Benjamin Shaw, who was accused of murdering a man in a bar fight in Louisiana.”
Read: The Lawyer Who Specializes In Despicable Clients at Today’s General Counsel