Why BigLaw Loves Mob Prosecutors

Law360 (June 6, 2018, 5:29 PM EDT) -- When George Stamboulidis of BakerHostetler stood before a Ralph Lauren expert in a trademark infringement trial in 2005, he had never tried an intellectual property case.

Instead, he had spent more than a decade prosecuting organized crime in Brooklyn's Eastern District, bringing dozens of cases targeting the Lucchese, Colombo and Genovese mob families.

Vincent Gigante is swarmed by photographers as he enters a car before a hearing in his 1997 trial. (AP) But whether it was taking down the eccentric Genovese boss Vincent "The Chin" Gigante or arguing that the logos of his client, the U.S. Polo Association, didn't resemble those of...

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