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Dwight Opperman: The Q&A

Dwight on trading wines with Warren Burger, breaking bread with Larry King, and offering an exhausted Bill Clinton a place to crash

I understand you knew Chief Justice Warren Burger very well. Yeah, we were good friends. He was a lawyer in St. Paul before he went to Washington. He got appointed to the federal court of appeals in the District of Columbia. Then Nixon wanted a law and order chief justice, and he picked Burger. It was a great choice. I think it was a senator from Nebraska who said, "He looks like a chief justice." He really did. He was big—he went to the ABA meetings and made a lot of speeches. And every time …

The Dwight Stuff

Dwight Opperman went West as a young man, and the rest is history

We are saddened to hear the news of Dwight Opperman’s passing. Dwight’s great vision and dedication to our legal business was matched by his unwavering passion for the rule of law and service to the bench and bar. The employees of Thomson Reuters extend our thoughts and condolences to the Opperman family at this time.     Let's just get this out of the way. Yes, Dwight Opperman is the father of our boss. So yes, to us, that makes him the most interesting person who's ever lived. …

The Assignment of a Lifetime

Joe Connolly reflects on a little case called Watergate

Joseph J. Connolly, a partner in thePhiladelphia office of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, has been laboring in the vineyards of corporate transactions for a good 30 year. Circumspect and seasoned, he prefers to note for the record only that some of those transactions have involved very large corporations “in medium to high nine-figure deals.”Deals are Connolly’s bread and butter, but once in a while he ventures into the world of civil-cum-criminal law, in such areas as …

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