Media: Defendant's Friend or Foe?

, New York Law Journal


In their White-Collar Crime column, Robert G. Morvillo and Robert J. Anello, partners at Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, write: Recent interviews in connection with the Penn State scandal offer a glaring example of why (and how) not to present a client's story to the media. Nevertheless, defense attorneys are forced to contemplate such possibilities in order to respond to the general frenzy of negative information in cases of public interest and the frequent - and occasionally unethical - sound bites offered by government attorneys.

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