Alan Dershowitz

Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer, jurist, and political commentator. Brooklyn native who has been called “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer” and one of its “most distinguished defenders of individual rights,” “the best-known criminal lawyer in the world”, “the top lawyer of last resort,” and “America’s most public Jewish defender.

Dershowitz is known for his involvement in several high-profile legal cases and as a commentator on the Arab–Israeli conflict. As a criminal appellate lawyer, he has won 13 of the 15 murder and attempted murder cases he has handled, and has represented a series of celebrity clients, including Mike TysonPatty Hearst, and Jim Bakker.

He was named a Guggenheim Fellow in 1979, and in 1983 received the William O. Douglas First Amendment Award from the Anti-Defamation League for his work on civil rights.

Dershowitz worked on various world wide famous cases such as Josef Glemp, O.J. Simpson, Jeffrey Epstein and others.

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