Even as some acquaintances questioned Fred Baron's judgment on Monday, they defended the trial lawyer, saying his loyalty to his friends and his passion for Democratic politics were behind his payments to John Edwards' mistress and the campaign worker who has identified himself as the father of her child. Baron, well known for his role in asbestos litigation, has admitted paying Rielle Hunter and former Edwards staffer Andrew Young's relocation expenses when they moved from North Carolina to California.
Edwards Scandal Puts Texas Plaintiffs Lawyer on the Defensive
The American Lawyer
August 12, 2008