DAVID BOIES, author of Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality, was interviewed by senior analyst for CNN JEFFREY TOOBIN
at the Kentucky Center on March 24, 2015.
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Since 1997 David Boies has been the Chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, a law firm with offices in New York, Washington D.C., California, Florida, Nevada, and New Hampshire. He has been named the Litigator of the Year by The American Lawyer; Lawyer of the Year by The National Law Journal; runner-up Person of the Year by Time Magazine; the Antitrust Lawyer of the Year by the New York Bar Association; Best Lawyers in America from 1987-2013; Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers; and a Star Individual by Chambers USA.
David served as Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the United States Senate Antitrust Subcommittee in 1978 and Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee in 1979.
In 1998-2000, he served as Special Trial Counsel for the United States Department of Justice in its antitrust suit against Microsoft. Mr. Boies also served as the lead counsel for former Vice-President Al Gore in connection with litigation relating to the 2000 election Florida vote count. In 2009-2013, as co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs in Perry v. Brown, he won judgments establishing the constitutional right to marry for gay and lesbian citizens in California.