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Alan Isaacman
American lawyer

Alan Isaacman

Alan Isaacman
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Quick Facts

Intro American lawyer
Is Lawyer
From United States of America
Field Law
Gender male
Birth 12 July 1942
Age 80 years
Star sign Cancer
Education
Harvard Law School
Pennsylvania State University
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Alan L. Isaacman (/ˈzəkmən/; born July 12, 1942) is an American lawyer primarily famous for serving as attorney for publisher Larry Flynt. His past clients also include Geraldo Rivera, Kathy Griffin, Rock Hudson and CBS, Inc. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.

Education

Isaacman went to Pennsylvania State University (earning a Bachelor of Science in 1964) and Harvard Law School (earning a J.D. in 1967). In 1968, he was admitted to the California State Bar. He also served as a Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Harry Pregerson, Central District, California, from 1969 to 1970.

Professional career

In 1988, he argued the case Hustler Magazine v. Falwell before the Supreme Court of the United States.

A character partially based on (and named for) Isaacman was played by actor Edward Norton in the 1996 movie The People vs. Larry Flynt. Some details of Norton's portrayal (including being wounded during an assassination attempt on Flynt) actually occurred to another Flynt attorney, Gene Reeves, Jr.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 14 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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