Gibson Dunn Atty Facing Child Porn Charges Found Dead

Law360, New York (June 23, 2011, 4:15 PM EDT) -- A former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP mergers and acquisitions lawyer caught up in a child porn possession crackdown has died, prosecutors told a New York state court on Wednesday.

A spokeswoman for New York County District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. confirmed that lawyer Moshe Gerstein, 35, was due to appear in court Wednesday on charges associated with both possessing and promoting images of child sexual assault. Prosecutors have dropped the case because of his death, they told the court.

The spokeswoman for Vance's office did...
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