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If there's such a thing as a celebrity football referee, it's Ed Hochuli. He's worked two Super Bowls, 15 playoff games, and has earned the nickname "Guns" for his formidable biceps. And lately, he's come under fire for a controversial call in the closing minutes of the Denver - San Diego contest which ultimately cost the Chargers the game.

David Boies in New York Super Lawyers -- Metro Edition

The newly released New York Super Lawyers -- Metro Edition features a cover story on one of the most celebrated trial lawyers of his generation. David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner, talks about his childhood, his dyslexia, the most important characteristics a good lawyer needs, some of his more famous victories (U.S. v. Microsoft, Westmoreland v. CBS), and his most infamous defeat (Bush v. Gore).

Special Master Report on Opinion 39 Is Welcome Addition

Retired New Jersey Appellate Division JudgeRobert Fall has released his long-awaited reporton Opinion 39, the 2006 ruling by the Committee on Attorney Advertising thatprohibited attorney participation in listings such as Super Lawyers. Judge Fall's report, produced at the requestof the New Jersey Supreme Court and fifteen months in the making, contains muchthat was worth waiting for:

NYU Professor Stephen Gillers on Use of Super Lawyers Designation

At our request, Stephen Gillers, professor at the New York University School of Law, and a nationally-renowned expert in the regulation of lawyers and professional responsibility, provided his opinion on use of the Super Lawyers designation by attorneys licensed in New York. In part, his opinion reads: