When the prospect of merging with Arnold & Porter was put to Howard Rice’s partners for a vote, many of them thought the choice to combine was clear — especially when they considered the opportunities it would create for the firm’s youngest lawyers.
Doug Winthrop (image: courtesy of The Recorder)
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This month Elliot Peters’ young client hanged himself. Another client confessed his sins to Oprah. And yet another emerged as a poster boy for the feds’ controversial medical marijuana crackdown in California.
Elliot Peters of Keker & Van Nest (image: courtesy of The Recorder)
Internet activist Aaron Swartz, disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and Matthew Davies, the operator of a licensed pot dispensary, have each been making national news headlines, often a hallmark of Peters’ cases. The Recorder sat down with the former prosecutor at his law firm, Keker & Van Nest.
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