A group of six young Chicago-area lawyers just landed a singular career opportunity: joining the legal defense team of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich as pretrial contract lawyers, meaning they're likely to spend the next several months poring over 3.5 million pages of documents turned over by the prosecution. Following a status hearing at which the judge set a June 3, 2010, trial date for the ousted governor, the young lawyers said they were attracted to the case by its challenge and prominence.
Six Young Lawyers Hired to Review Documents in Blagojevich Case
The National Law Journal
June 26, 2009