X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
It might seem that after three lawyers terminated their representations of Jessica Cutler, she would have trouble finding legal counsel. Instead, Cutler, a one-time Senate staffer who was sued by her ex-lover for detailing his alleged sexual habits on her infamous Washingtonienne blog, had an attorney knocking at her door. Matthew Billips, an Atlanta-based lawyer with Miller & Billips, says he found the invasion-of-privacy lawsuit filed by Robert Steinbuch so “ridiculous” that he cold-called Cutler a couple of months ago to ask if he could assist her case. As it turned out, his call was fortuitous, because just a few weeks later Cutler’s lawyer John Umana sought to pull out of Cutler’s case because of her failure to pay. Now Billips is taking Cutler’s case for good, along with John Ates, an Arlington, Va., attorney with Albo & Oblon, who is local counsel. Billips has no second thoughts about Cutler’s past troubles. “I don’t expect to be paid, so that’s not an issue,” he says. Indeed, he’s already taking shots at Steinbuch. In an Aug. 10 filing, Billips said the Judiciary Committee staffer will have to explain contradictory statements he made about his reputation in other lawsuits filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Emma Schwartz can be contacted at [email protected].

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.