Posts tagged "baseball"

Atticus Who? How Jim Bouton Inspired Jeffrey Lichtman

jeffrey-lichtman.jpgSince the Major League Baseball season starts for most teams this week, we thought it would be the perfect time to chat with Jeffrey Lichtman, a New York criminal defense attorney whose clients have included John A. Gotti and AIG executives named in the New York Attorney General's probe of the insurance industry.

Talkin' Baseball (and Koufax and Greenberg) with Jeffrey Lichtman

jeffrey-lichtman.jpgSince the Major League Baseball season starts for most teams this week, we thought it would be the perfect time to chat with Jeffrey Lichtman, a New York criminal defense attorney whose clients have included John A. Gotti and AIG executives named in the New York Attorney General's probe of the insurance industry.

In the new issue of Maryland Super Lawyers

Joan Hennessy writes about cover subject Paul Mark Sandler of Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, a top 10 lawyer who has tried many high-profile cases (including USA v. David Rosen), written dozens of books (including Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland), helped train hundreds of lawyers (via the Litigation Institute for Trial Training), and who came to the law himself while reading Stephen Vincent Benét's The Devil and Daniel Webster. "As a young person I became enthralled with Daniel Webster being able to outtalk the devil," he remembers. "That appealed to me."

Roger Clemens plays hardball

As a pitcher, Roger Clemens didn't merely get hitters out. He dominated them, brushed them back, threw at their heads. He sent messages. That dominating aspect of his personality apparently works less well off the field.