Steptoe & Johnson will no longer represent the University of Michigan as the school investigates allegations against former university doctor Robert Anderson, who allegedly molested more than 100 people over several decades.
Explaining the decision, the university said the firm previously represented prominent clients accused of sexual misconduct. While the statement did not specifically name clients, it is well known that one lawyer at the firm represented both Jeffrey Epstein and director Roman Polanski, among numerous other white-collar defense clients.
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