There’s a tendency by those outside the legal profession to conflate lawyers with their clients, to assume that if you represented someone, you must personally be aligned with their interests or find them sympathetic. The latest target: Kirkland and Ellis white-collar defense partner Brian Benczkowski.
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For a criminal defense lawyer, there’s no better feeling than winning exoneration for a deserving client. Just ask Willkie Farr and Gallagher partner Michael Schachter.