Bloomberg Law
Dec. 4, 2020, 10:31 AM

Boies Digs in on Holding Firm Together After Leadership Exits

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

At 79, David Boies is arguably the best known lawyer of his generation, dating to when he famously roiled Bill Gates during the successful U.S. antitrust prosecution of Microsoft Corp.

But that was before Boies was tied to efforts to smear Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault victims, or news reports emerged that he intimidated witnesses who helped expose Theranos Corp.'s fraudulent blood-testing technology claims.

As his personal reputation took a hit, so did his law firm.

Boies Schiller Flexner has seen nearly 60 partners head for the exit this year, including some who were handpicked as potential successors ...

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