Illinois Democratic Governor Rod Blagojevich earlier this year had a high-powered criminal defense attorney at Winston & Strawn working for him to fend off a five-year federal probe. But he showed up Tuesday in court to face charges in a criminal complaint alleging fraud and bribery alongside a little-known Chicago criminal defense lawyer from a small firm, attorney Sheldon Sorosky of Kaplan & Sorosky.
Illinois Governor Represented by Little-Known Defense Counsel -- for Now
The National Law Journal
December 10, 2008