Looking to bolster his legal team, Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich formally retained Edward Genson of Chicago's Genson & Gillespie Monday. Genson is a seasoned Windy City litigator who knows a thing or two about political corruption trials. But Genson is perhaps best known for defending former Hollinger International CEO Conrad Black on fraud charges and R&B star R. Kelly on child pornography charges.
'Devil's Advocate' Added to Blago's Defense Team
The American Lawyer
December 16, 2008