Super Lawyers listees are a diverse, uniquely talented group of individuals who thrive in a variety of practice areas. Because of their success, Super Lawyers selectees oftentimes make headlines for a number of reasons. This could be because of newsworthy cases or important causes they champion. Here are just a few headlines Super Lawyers selectees made in the month of June.
Jerry Buting and Dean Strang– The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recently ruled that Brendan Dassey’s confession was coerced by police. Said confession was a key piece of evidence used to convict Steven Avery, the subject of the Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer,” whose defense attorneys were Super Lawyers listees Jerry Buting and Dean Strang. Read more about how the three-judge panel said it determined the confession was involuntary not because of a single statement or question, instead calling it “death by a thousand cuts.” Read the full story here http://n.pr/2syii0V.
Martin Singer– Corinne Olympios, who was involved in an incident that shut down the 4th season of the reality series “Bachelor in Paradise,” has hired longtime listee Martin Singer. We featured Singer in our 2008 Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine in an article entitled: “Why is the National Enquirer Afraid of This Man? Martin Singer may be a mad dog, but he’s crazy like a fox.” Read it in its entirety here: http://bit.ly/2rW2pCS.
Christopher Wray– President Trump’s nominee to replace James Comey as FBI director is Washington D.C. Super Lawyers listee Christopher Wray, a criminal defense litigator at King & Spalding. One of his best-known clients was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whom Wray represented during “Bridgegate.” Wray served as a top official at the Department of Justice under President George W. Bush. Read the full story here http://cnn.it/2qXwyNv.
John M. Dowd– President Trump’s legal team has added John M. Dowd, who once headed Akin Gump’s criminal litigation group. Our 2007 article on Mr. Dowd focused on the baseball part of his career, representing Ted Williams and investigating Pete Rose.