Gus Newman, Respected Criminal Defense Lawyer, Dies at 90

, New York Law Journal


Known as a skilled cross-examiner who used humor and an old-school presence with juries, Newman completed at least 200 felony trials during his five decades of practice. He was most known for successfully defending white-collar cases.

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  • M. Caliano

    Worked for Gus on a project decades ago. He was an elegant, compelling and brilliant attorney and human being. So sad to hear of his passing. Rest in peace, Gus.

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