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Redford is NOT a Cigarette (and other entertainment law stories)

Martin Garbus tells stories as good as those told by the entertainers he protects

Martin Garbus, a partner at Davis & Gilbert, has taught constitutional law at Columbia and trial practice at Yale. The National Law Journal named him one of America’s top 10 litigators. He’s appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court, and Newsweek reported that he was the nation’s “most prominent First Amendment lawyer.”   But the 70-year-old lawyer is also a storyteller — both in and out of the courtroom. As he puts it, “a trial is like a play — with a beginning, middle and …

Nurse Forte to the Courtroom, Stat!

Carol Forte traded in her stethoscope for a briefcase and has become one of the best medical malpractice lawyers in the land

Carol Forte figured out pretty quickly that she was not cut out to be a neurological nurse. Despite being a candy-striper and familiar with hospitals, she was unexpectedly squeamish. This reality sank in when she found herself flat on the floor while observing surgery as a student. “As soon as the surgeon made his first incision,” she explains, “the patient, a man in his 70s, jumped up and grabbed the surgeon’s arm holding the scalpel.” Without missing a beat, the …

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